Call for a National "Bush Crimes Day" September 19
The Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration will release its final verdict on Wednesday, September 13, 2006.
The final verdict will address the five indictments dealing with the Bush administration's wars of aggression, illegal detention and torture, destruction of the global environment through global warming, imposition of abstinence-only on AIDS prevention programs in the Third World, and the abandonment of New Orleans before, during and after Hurricane Katrina.
On September 13, the verdict will be formally served on the White House and the Department of Justice, read over the radio across the country, and released in printed form for national distribution.
Following the release of the verdict, the Commission is calling a national "Bush Crimes Day" on Tuesday, September 19. Inspired by the verdict of the Bush Crimes Commission, campuses and communities across the country will organize public events, from teach-ins to street-theatre, that draw attention to acts of the Bush administration that, by their scope and nature, shock the conscience of humankind -- and bring to the fore our moral and political responsibility to bring these horrific crimes to a halt!
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The release of the verdict fulfils a primary responsibility of this tribunal to deliver findings of fact and a verdict on the central question before the commission: "whether George W. Bush and his administration have committed crimes against humanity." The final verdict and the national Bush Crimes Day continue the Commission's mission "to frame and fuel a discussion that is urgently needed in the United States: Is the administration of George W. Bush guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity?"
The Bush administration's war crimes and crimes against humanity are now mounting on an even wider scale -- with new, even more monstrous, crimes looming. Despite almost universal condemnation, the Bush regime promoted Israel's invasion of Lebanon, the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan continue to wreak havoc on these countries, shocking crimes by U.S. soldiers against civilians continue to come to light, and torture continues in both public and secret locations around the world. The administration is attempting to grant itself immunity -- by rewriting US law -- to commit flagrant violations of Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions. The administration is aggressively beating the drums of war on Iran, which would bring catastrophic consequences to the Middle East and humanity.
At this moment in history, society desperately needs to hear the testimony of Scott Ritter at the Commission on the complete lies of the Bush administration in making the case for war in Iraq, the testimony of Brigadier General Janis Karpinski establishing the chain of command from the torture chambers of Abu Ghraib to the highest offices of the land, and eye-witness testimony from journalists in the killing fields of Iraq to the survivors from the flooded Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans. This is what we aim to bring people in the next few weeks as we expand and intensify the discussion on Bush's war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Society also desperately needs the moral clarity of Craig Murray, the former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, who declared at the commission hearings, "I would personally rather die than have anyone tortured to save my life."
The need for this tribunal arose from the real and horrendous crimes being committed, and the historical, moral and political responsibility of people of conscience to sit in judgment of this administration: to inquire and assess whether this administration has committed crimes that do in fact rise to the level of crimes against humanity, and to act in a meaningful and commensurate manner, on that knowledge of reality, to bring these crimes to a halt.
As the 2002 Not In Our Name Statement of Conscience (www.nion.us), the sponsoring organization of the Bush Commission, stated: “We believe that people of conscience must take responsibility for what their own governments do -- we must first of all oppose the injustice that is done in our own name.”
Join us at the White House on September 13; join us across the nation on September 19!
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Location: The Texas Hillel Building
2105 San Antonio Street (one block west of the drag)
Show Dates / Times: May 4 at 8 P.M.
May 6 at 9 P.M
Set in Germany during World War II, "The Rose of Treason" is a theatrical performance based on the true story of two college students at the University of Munich who created a resistance group known as the White Rose. After writing and distributing leaflets denouncing the Nazi regime, a majority of its members were arrested and sentenced to death. Fast forward more than 60 years, and the organization is still alive and well and continuing its fight to spread awareness of diversity and tolerance. There is even a White Rose Society at the University of Texas. -- Jennifer Nalewicki
Having seen a few performances from one of the players in the past I'm sure that the entire cast creates a powerful presentation. The subject matter of the play is sure to put some juice in the ol' thinking cap. I wish I could go to the play but cannot. The proverbial capitalist dominatrix has been whipping me lately and I have no change to travel. The show is free with voluntary donations so the only payback the players get for working so diligently is that of full seats and a packed house. Well worth an evening out on the town.
Utilizing a little known rule of the US House to bring Impeachment charges
by Steven Leser
The Illinois General Assembly is about to rock the nation. Members of state legislatures are normally not considered as having the ability to decide issues with a massive impact to the nation as a whole. Representative Karen A. Yarbrough of Illinois' 7th District is about to shatter that perception forever. Representative Yarbrough stumbled on a little known and never utlitized rule of the US House of Representatives, Section 603 of Jefferson's Manual of the Rules of the United States House of Representatives, which allows federal impeachment proceedings to be initiated by joint resolution of a state legislature. From there, Illinois House Joint Resolution 125 (hereafter to be referred to as HJR0125) was born.
Detailing five specific charges against President Bush including one that is specified to be a felony, the complete text of HJR0125 is copied below at the end of this article. One of the interesting points is that one of the items, the one specified as a felony, that the NSA was directed by the President to spy on American citizens without warrant, is not in dispute. That fact should prove an interesting dilemma for a Republican controlled US House that clearly is not only loathe to initiate impeachment proceedings, but does not even want to thoroughly investigate any of the five items brought up by the Illinois Assembly as high crimes and/or misdemeanors. Should HJR0125 be passed by the Illinois General Assembly, the US House will be forced by House Rules to take up the issue of impeachment as a privileged bill, meaning it will take precedence over other House business.
The Illinois General Assembly joins a growing chorus of voices calling for censure or impeachment of President Bush including Democratic state committees in Vermont, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Nevada and North Carolina as well as the residents themselves of seven towns in Vermont, seventy Vermont state legislators and Congressman John Conyers. The call for impeachment is starting to grow well beyond what could be considered a fringe movement. An ABC News/Washington Post Poll Conducted April 6-9 showed that 33% of Americans currently support Impeaching President Bush, coincidentally, only a similar amount supported impeaching Nixon at the start of the Watergate investigation. If and when Illinois HJR0125 hits the capitol and the individual charges are publicly investigated, that number is likely to grow rapidly. Combined with the very real likelihood that Rove is about to be indicted in the LeakGate investigation, and Bush is in real trouble beyond his plummeting poll numbers. His cronies in the Republican dominated congress will probably save him from the embarassment of an impeachment conviction, for now, but his Presidency will be all but finished.
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1 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, Section 603 of Jefferson's Manual of the Rules of
3 the United States House of Representatives allows federal
4 impeachment proceedings to be initiated by joint resolution of
5 a state legislature; and
6 WHEREAS, President Bush has publicly admitted to ordering
7 the National Security Agency to violate provisions of the 1978
8 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a felony, specifically
9 authorizing the Agency to spy on American citizens without
10 warrant; and
11 WHEREAS, Evidence suggests that President Bush authorized
12 violation of the Torture Convention of the Geneva Conventions,
13 a treaty regarded a supreme law by the United States
14 Constitution; and
15 WHEREAS, The Bush Administration has held American
16 citizens and citizens of other nations as prisoners of war
17 without charge or trial; and
18 WHEREAS, Evidence suggests that the Bush Administration
19 has manipulated intelligence for the purpose of initiating a
20 war against the sovereign nation of Iraq, resulting in the
21 deaths of large numbers of Iraqi civilians and causing the
22 United States to incur loss of life, diminished security and
23 billions of dollars in unnecessary expenses; and
24 WHEREAS, The Bush Administration leaked classified
25 national secrets to further a political agenda, exposing an
26 unknown number of covert U. S. intelligence agents to potential
27 harm and retribution while simultaneously refusing to
28 investigate the matter; and
29 WHEREAS, The Republican-controlled Congress has declined
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1 to fully investigate these charges to date; therefore, be it
2 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
3 NINETY-FOURTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE
4 SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that the General Assembly of the
5 State of Illinois has good cause to submit charges to the U. S.
6 House of Representatives under Section 603 that the President
7 of the United States has willfully violated his Oath of Office
8 to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United
9 States; and be it further
10 RESOLVED, That George W. Bush, if found guilty of the
11 charges contained herein, should be removed from office and
12 disqualified to hold any other office in the United States.
Note: I am pessimistic in the extreme on this. If we were in fact operating within the law the monkeyboy would have been gone by now. I fear only lip service and a round with the talking heads (no bodies, how many entire bodies of the heads have we seen? hmmnn hmmmmnnnn,could be octopus tentacles down there, wheels, a big hand up their ...). Hope,however; is a noble and spiritual virtue which we desperately need in these times. I could always use a dose of hope and this is a nice one.
It also looks like California is gearing towards the same thing.Although I don't think impeachment will have a very practical effect it would provide a vindication and a much needed recharge for good people everywhere (as opposed to the homophobic,racist,jesus loves to kill,please take my rights,hello I'm an undeducated,uncultured, American pig people.)
The clock directly behind the goalie is roughly ten minutes after 420. If you have seen this movie, you know that all hell breaks loose at roughly 420 and the greatest soccer game ever played occurs. This moment captured live action from the game itself provides me with inspiration.
He bragged about how much he loves GWB, how he's even had him over for dinner, emphasized how important it is that we protect ourselves from the terrorists and how noble it is to go to war for freedom, that the only reason for his success is Jesus Christ, attempted to hand out bibles ( as related, he was blocked by school staff from that action), and then handed out free copies of his crap book. They had to watch patriotic chicken films as well (from what I gather).
First, son ditched the book which was a big oops. That thing is selling for 16.99 on the internet. He could have made a few bucks not to mention I would just love to read the thoughts of the mutant Bo and see how well they line up with other propaganda. In fact I really just wanted the collection of pictures in the book for assorted graphic shennanigans.
Henrietta. That's the chicken that's Bo's pet. I asked son if the mutant had his hat and his chicken. He did! This prompted me to question the aging of chickens. Is this in fact the same Henrietta? My logic tells me that a chicken killing factory mogul probably has Henrietta slain when she starts to droop around the eyes. Kind of like people who get different dogs but always end up naming them the same ( really, they're out there).
But then a thought occured to me. "Did Henrietta move at all?" I asked. No he said, no come to think of it, not at all he said. There's another breed of people who have their pets glorified at the taxidermists. The Pooky will be with us forever people. They freak me out. Like really freak me out. I can't imagine going to dinner at a strangers house and seeing their old dog dead and stuffed and propped up next to the couch. So, the next logical progression arose. Henrietta might just be a dead chicken. If a chicken doesn't even blink, scratch, poop on Bo's hand, ... I think it's dead.
We, I believe, have wound up with an interesting investigation. How many Henriettas are there or how long has the chicken been dead and stuffed? Does he keep an extra in his hat?
What it all boils down to is this. For career day the inspirational speech was given by some old geezer in a big dumb hat holding a chicken, the chicken fondling mutant also served as a mouthpiece for political support of govcorp, and a way to make a quick 14.99 was ditched under an auditorium chair.
The highlight ( and good thing) is that son really digs photography and photo journalism after a session with a pro in that area. I guess bo was just the morbid entertainment segment.
... additional notes on this thing...
Bo Pilgrims book at an online Christian type shoppe
A Memorandum On Hurricane Rita from the mutant
September 22, 2005
TO: All Partners of Pilgrim's Pride
FROM: Bo, O.B., Clint and All Executive Management
SUBJECT: Storm Rita
Texas Governor Rick Perry called me on my cell phone yesterday to discuss the worst category 5 monster/hurricane storm which is headed toward Texas and what we can do to be prepared.
Our conclusion was that we should turn to our Lord and Savior in prayer because this storm appears to be beyond man's capacity to quiet or manage.
Therefore, O.B., Clint and I and all the executive management are declaring a state of emergency here in our Texas operations and surrounding states.
Citing the storm Rita as an emergency and the help of the Lord and prayer as the most effective resource to deal with the crisis:
- Please read first Proverbs 24:10 (Good News Bible)
- Jonah 1:1-17, 2:1-10, 3:1-10 (GNB)
- Mark 4:35-41 (GNB)
- We are asking for a time of prayer throughout the company
- Thursday 3:00 pm Central Time
- Friday 3:00 pm Central Time
- Saturday 10:00 am Central Time
- Sunday 11:00 am Central Time
God we need your help. Please intervene, bless and protect Pilgrim's Pride, bless our partners, growers and all their families and any and all effected, regardless of their location or residence, by Hurricane Rita.
The Mutant Inspires Children
"This explains why Pilgrim often includes in a small inspirational book a $20 bill. He can only pray the youngsters will read the scripture that surrounds it, something seldom seen in a public school setting. Pilgrim explained, "It has to be free choice. They have to go get it. I think we need to step up to the challenge. It's getting ridiculous what you can say and can't say."
A letter to the mutant from PETA
Officials struggle to halt global poultry consumption decline
Sleep, Dream & Wakefulness - we are constantly moving between these three states of consciousness each day. But within the material and subjective existence we call reality, rarely do we allow the body and mind to reach the dimension that underlies as well as transcends these three states.
Literally translated from Sanskrit as "the fourth", TURIYA is the pure and most exalted state of consciousness, the merging with the supreme consciousness, the loss of ahamkara (ego), the state of perfect trance.
We welcome you to an evening of trance dance, in communion with friends, nature and the sound of psychedelic trance.