Rosa Clemente, Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Mass Civil Disobedience around the environment Using the Patriot act to prosecute protestors as domestic terrorists http://votetruth08.com - http://www.rosaclemente.com Shot by Craig Seeman Patrick Dwyer
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FREE THE RNC 8!!!
RNC8"We have been humbled by such an immense initial show of solidarity and are inspired to turn our attention back to the very issues that motivated us to organize against the RNC in the first place. What’s happening to us is part of a much broader and very serious problem. The fact is that we … Continue reading FREE THE RNC 8!!!
Lennon, the FBI, and “Known Protestors”
Some time ago, I posted about Dave Lippman (aka George Shrub, the sining CIA Agent) getting pulled over, his car searched and arrested for being a "known protestor".Today I have learned through my daily news perusal that The FBI will release the last of Its John Lennon Files. There are no surprises in those files, … Continue reading Lennon, the FBI, and “Known Protestors”
Brace Yourselves: Patriot Act is Renewed
I have posted some pieces here on the Patriot Act Extension Proposal and the debate over its renewal. It's official. Yesterday the U.S. House narrowly voted to renew the Patriot Act in a "cliffhanger vote". The vote was 280-138, just two more than needed under special rules that required a two-thirds majority. The close vote … Continue reading Brace Yourselves: Patriot Act is Renewed
Renewal of Patriot Act Gets Senate Green Light
Utah U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Bob Bennett voted for the renewal of the Patriot Act in a 89-10 vote on Thursday. The bill now goes to the House, which is expected to pass it. Orrin Hatch: "I just hope that this bill will work as well as the original Patriot Act, which has done … Continue reading Renewal of Patriot Act Gets Senate Green Light
More on the Patriot Act::New Provision Would Felonize Protestors
New Patriot Act Provision Creates Tighter Barrier to Officials at Public Events By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos Fox News, January 31, 2006 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,183147,00.html WASHINGTON — A new provision tucked into the Patriot Act bill now before Congress would allow authorities to haul demonstrators at any "special event of national significance" away to jail on felony charges … Continue reading More on the Patriot Act::New Provision Would Felonize Protestors