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3/14/10: A Message from Bob McIlvaine ....

Hello all:

Bob Mcilvaine asked me to post this statement:

"As many of you may already know, Cindy Sheehan and Jon Gold are in Washington protesting the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. They, along with many other anti-war activists, are camping out at the Washington Monument.

It surely is not easy to “keep the flame of protest’ when the media and special interest groups fight us at every juncture. But, as Cindy and I both know all too well, life is precious and we have lost too, too many young lives already.

Cindy and Jon, I cannot be with you, but I am truly there in spirit. May God keep you safe."

Bob McIlvaine
father of Bobby McIlvaine

Thank you,
Betsy

March 6 & 7, 2010, Valley Forge Convention Center - "Treason in America: 911, the Wars & Our Broken Constitution" Conference

http://www.treasoninamericaconference.com/

March 6 & 7, 2010, Valley Forge Convention Center - "Treason in America: 911, the Wars & Our Broken Constitution" Conference

Who:
The Speakers . . .

Master of Ceremonies (MC) - Jon Gold

Cindy Sheehan, Mother & Activist
Richard Gage, AIA (Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth)
Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer (Able Danger)
Coleen Rowley, Former FBI Agent & Whistleblower, Time Magazine Person of the Year, 2002
Jack Blood, Radio Host (Deadline Live, American Freedom Radio)
Jon Gold, 9/11 Researcher & Writer
Dylan Avery, Filmmaker (Loose Change series)
Korey Rowe, Filmmaker (Loose Change series)
Daniel Sunjata, Actor (F/X, Rescue Me)
Sander Hicks, Writer & Activist
Jonathan Elinoff, Filmmaker (Core of Corruption series)
Manny Badillo, 9/11 Family Member
Bob McIlvaine, 9/11 Family Member
Kyle Hence - Filmmaker & Activist [TENTATIVE]
Possibly others . . .

Movies . . .
(Tentative showings of entire films; may be reduced to movie clips depending upon time limitations and speaker events.)

9/11: Press for Truth (2006, 86 minutes)
America: Freedom to Fascism (2005, 105 minutes)
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009, 99 minutes)

Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (unofficially, aka "Loose Change 4")

Available SEPTEMBER 22nd 2009 . . .

Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup

FREE Limited Edition 2-Hour Bonus DVD available only to customers who pre-order Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup between July 15th and September 21, 2009!

Microcinema International DVD is proud to be the exclusive distributor of the riveting new documentary in the famous Loose Change series: Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup. This film will have its official release on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009, but those who pre-order it between NOW and September 21, 2009, for only $17.99 (Europe 17.99€ / £ 12.99) (plus shipping and handling) will receive a FREE Limited Edition 2-hour Bonus DVD that will ONLY be available to pre-order customers via www.loosechange911.com or www.microcinemadvd.com, and will not be sold in stores!

Note: your credit card will be charged for this purchase but it will not be shipped to you until September 22, 2009, the official release date for the film.

About Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup:

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009 - Why We Fight & Core of Corruption - Free Movies "Third Thursdays" - Wayne, PA

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009

FREE Admission - Third Thursdays

The Anthony Wayne Movie Theater
109 W. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
610.225.7247
~ 13 miles west of Philadelphia ~

5pm - Why We Fight (2005, 99 minutes)
7pm - Core of Corruption, Part 1 of 5: In the Shadows (2009, ? minutes)

David Ray Griffin Presentation - "9/11: Time For a Second Look" - Wayne, PA - Tuesday, April 7, 2009

DAVID RAY GRIFFIN

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Lecture - "9/11: Time for a Second Look"

MIMS Food & Drink (Upstairs)
110 N. Wayne Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
610.688.0800
6:00 pm Cocktails
6:30 Dinner
7:45 Lecture

Cost: $35*

Video : Rob Kall Interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders on Economic Crisis, 911, Bottom-up January 23, 2009

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Video--Rob-Kall-Interview-by-Rob-Kall-090123-222.html

Video : Rob Kall Interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders on Economic Crisis, 911, Bottom-up

OpEdNews.com

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January 23, 2009

Video : Rob Kall Interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders on Economic Crisis, 911, Bottom-up

By Rob Kall

Rob Kall interviews Senator Bernie Sanders (I- VT) on:

-how big companies that are too big to fail are using bailiout money to get bigger

-on investigating who and what caused the economic crisis

-on investigating people who profited from 911

Taliban claims they've formed shadow government

This headline made me laugh . . . Wannabes. (But, seriously, do you blame 'em?)

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090117/taliban_expanding_090117/20090117?hub=World

Taliban claims they've formed shadow government
Updated Sat. Jan. 17 2009 10:22 PM ET

CTV.ca News Staff

The Taliban are claiming they control 70 per cent of rural Afghanistan and have instituted a shadow government with their own police, courts and rule of law.

The boast comes in the days leading up to Barack Obama's inauguration as U.S. president, who is planning on dramatically ratcheting up America's military presence in Afghanistan.

The Taliban's claim is being dismissed by many inside Afghanistan as empty rhetoric, but there is little denying that their presence is expanding.

Khalid Pashtoon, a member of the Afghan Parliament, says there isn't enough NATO and Afghan troops to police the entire country. As well, the justice system is spread thin and some villagers are turning to the harsh - but swift -- justice system of the Taliban.

"Right now the people have completely lost their faith, they mostly solve their legal disputes over Taliban judges," he said.

New efforts to resurrect 9/11 murder mystery By Jeff Ferrell

http://www.ksla.com/Global/story.asp?S=9688945

New efforts to resurrect 9/11 murder mystery

Posted: Jan 16, 2009 05:40 PM EST

Updated: Jan 16, 2009 06:26 PM EST

By Jeff Ferrell - bio | email

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - It's a whodunit that reads like a John Grisham thriller. It involves the poisoning death of a Shreveport dentist, writing a book critical of the FBI's response to claims of 9/11 hijackers living here a year before the attacks. Now comes renewed efforts to resurrect the case.

Seen from behind the statue of Lady Justice, it was perhaps a fitting metaphor for the very small march outside Shreveport's federal courthouse. Investigative journalist Sander Hicks became the one man who turned out, protesting the 15-months he's waited for the U.S. Justice Department to respond to his request to investigate the murder of Shreveport dentist Dr. David Graham.

Hicks blamed the low turnout at the courthouse Friday morning, January 16th, on scared friends and family. "They have said, 'if this could happen to David Graham, whoever killed him could kill us."

The Greatest Greatness of George W. Bush by: William Rivers Pitt, t r u t h o u t Wednesday 07 January 2009

(Don't miss the comments at the end - the ones STILL defending Bush . . .)

http://www.truthout.org/010709J

THURSDAY 8 JANUARY 2009

The Greatest Greatness of George W. Bush
Wednesday 07 January 2009

by: William Rivers Pitt, t r u t h o u t | Columnist

Take me down little Susie, take me down
I know you think you're the queen of the underground
And you can send me dead flowers every morning
Send me dead flowers by the mail
Send me dead flowers to my wedding
And I won't forget to put roses on your grave ...

- The Rolling Stones

To: George W. Bush
From: Your biggest fan
Re: Your imminent unemployment

Greetings, Mr. Bush.

I was sorry to hear about the passing of your cat, India. Eighteen years is a long time for a cat - my mother has one that's 20 and still going strong, if you can believe it - and I'm sure India had a comfortable, caring life with your family.

Cheney Calls Iraq 'Significant Success, Masterfully Done' By Blue Texan, Firedoglake January 5, 2009

http://www.alternet.org/blogs/video/117181

Cheney Calls Iraq 'Significant Success, Masterfully Done'
By Blue Texan, Firedoglake

Posted on January 4, 2009, Printed on January 5, 2009

http://www.alternet.org/bloggers/http://www.firedoglake.com//117181/

Not only does Dick want everyone to know how proud he is of BushCo's signature policy, he's pissed that the Iraqis took some of the luster off of Rummy's military masterpiece.

SCHIEFFER: Wouldn't it have been better, on reflection, to have a better and larger force [going into Iraq]?

DICK: Well, um, we could debate that forever and we may well. I think that the original campaign was masterfully done in terms of the small, fast moving force as you say, that achieved our inital objectives in taking down the regime and capturing Baghdad, that was a masterful performance.

The CIA-ISI axis: India should have no illusions of US support By C. Uday Bhaskar

The CIA-ISI axis: India should have no illusions of US support

By C. Uday Bhaskar: India is maintaining politico-diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to comply with its international obligations apropos the Mumbai terror attack of Nov 26. Home Minister P. Chidambaram would visit the US in the course of this week with a detailed dossier that would include “irrefutable evidence” about the involvement of Pakistan-based terrorists in the Mumbai attacks.

The Ten AlterNet Stories from 2008 That Outraged Readers the Most January 1, 2009

http://www.alternet.org/story/116394/

"From our coverage on Sarah Palin's gaffes to Matt Taibbi's battles with the 9/11 Truth movement."

The Ten AlterNet Stories from 2008 That Outraged Readers the Most
By AlterNet

Posted on December 31, 2008, Printed on January 1, 2009
http://www.alternet.org/story/116394/

Immigration, gender, LGBT rights, race in America, equality, fair drug laws, the dangers of corporate power in America ... these are just a few of the subjects we feature every day here at AlterNet.

Below, we've assembled the 10 stories that most enraged commenters this year -- the articles that were linked to by conservative sites, ranted about on conspiracy blogs, and inspired people to send some downright nasty notes to AlterNet. They cover topics ranging from the facts about Sarah Palin, to the truth behind America's Marijuana laws, to the backwards thinking behind various conspiracy theories.

Here are the top ten AlterNet stories that outraged readers this year:

10. Over the Top Fed Actions Feed Conspiracy Thinking

By Scott Thill, AlterNet

December 30, 2008 Able Danger: 9/11 Truth Night In Wayne, PA by Randy LoBasso

Wow. A fair and balanced, and incredibly detailed review of not just the movie, the meeting afterwards, but also of the entire 9/11 Truth movement and its various factions . . . We could and should learn from this. And thanks to Sander for being such a great, articulate speaker, and moderating the topics so they did not go off into Bizarro Land, especially this night with this freelance writer in the audience unbeknownst to us. And much thanks to Jon Gold for the head's up re this article. - Betsy

OpEdNews

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December 30, 2008

Able Danger: 9/11 Truth Night In Wayne, PA

By Randy LoBasso

December 9/11 Truth Night in Wayne, PA, hosted by Sander Hicks.

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Every third Thursday of the month, The Wayne movie theater in Wayne, PA (20 minutes outside Philly) hosts free 9/11 Truth movies. December was no exception. What made this particular 9/11 Truth Night interesting (besides the obvious) was that it was hosted by one Sander Hicks.

White House consultant who rigged 2004 election dies suspiciously By Larisa Alexandrovna December 20, 2008

OpEdNews

Original Content at http://www.opednews.com/articles/Programmer-who-rigged-2004-by-Larisa-Alexandrovn-081220-953.html

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White House consultant who rigged 2004 election dies suspiciously

By Larisa Alexandrovna

One of my sources died in a plane crash last night...

UPDATED BELOW

I don't usually reveal sources, but I think this is incredibly important. Michael Connell died in a plane crash last night. He was a key witness in the Ohio election fraud case that I have been reporting on. More importantly, however, he had information that he was ready to share.

You see, Mike Connell set-up the alternate email and communications system for the White House. He was responsible for creating the system that hosted the infamous GWB43.com accounts that Karl Rove and others used. When asked by Congress to provide these emails, the White House said that they were destroyed. But in reality, what Connell is alleged to have done is move these files to other servers after having allegedly scrubbed the files from all "known" Karl Rove accounts.