by redstatehatemonitor, Wed Jul 25, 2007 at 07:42:39 PM EDT
Video of Peasant Children killed by US Government failed Drug War Policy
Plan Colombia's alleged goal is to eliminate coca crops yet it's only achievement outside of killing peasant children has been to destroy the fragile environment of the Amazon. This evil inhumanity is being financed with 2.3 Billion dollars a year of our hard earned tax dollars.
The spraying does not kill coca plants but contaminates and affects human beings and the rest of the crops. The US Governments Plan Colombia has been so successful at eliminating coca crops that there are more acres of coca today than there were before they started spraying the deadly poison 8 years ago.
by stormbear, Thu Jul 19, 2007 at 06:07:53 AM EDT
by Pope Jeremy, Tue Jul 10, 2007 at 10:33:05 AM EDT
TORONTO (AP) - Canada announced plans Monday to increase its Arctic military presence in an effort to assert sovereignty over the Northwest Passage - a potentially oil-rich region the United States claims is international territory. -- Las Vegas Sun
by jamesboyce, Mon Jun 25, 2007 at 02:18:05 PM EDT
The awareness phase of the campaign to stop global warming has reached a crescendo, which may also be a plateau. With the exception of front groups sponsored by oil companies, it is becoming more and more accepted that we, in fact, are the cause of global warming.
The action phase, however, trails the awareness phase significantly and most troubling of all is the growing belief that someone else is going to be the somebody to actually do something about global warming. Even worse, and most naively of all, that our federal government is going to solve the problem.
by redstatehatemonitor, Fri Jun 22, 2007 at 10:25:40 AM EDT
How many Americans know that the CIA, in cahoots with British Petroleum, planned and executed a coup against Mohammad Mosaddeq, a democratically elected and popular Iranian leader, ushering in the dictatorial rule of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and his brutal secret police, SAVAK?