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Fahrenheit 911 (and a half)

The Fahrenheit 9/11 Film Blog is a syndicated (RSS/XML/LiveJournal/MyYahoo) online news and informational resource community. "Everybody in this country should see this film ... a powerful piece of filmmaking by Michael Moore." -- Richard Roeper, EBERT &

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Bloggers flock to Obama's Web site


By Mike DorningWashington BureauPublished February 15, 2007, 8:41 PM CSTWASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's newly revamped Web site looks a lot like MySpace and Facebook, and that is no accident.As a presidential candidate offering himself as a generational change agent, Obama is leveraging online social networking in a nearly unprecedented way in yet another clear measure of how the Internet is

Shut Up And Sing - New Film Rasies Promotional Blog Bar To New Level


Posted By:Ben HamiltonGet this video and more at‘Shut Up & Sing’ is right in tuneDocumentary is a piercing look at free speech and celebrity imageBy Christy LemireAssociated PressThe Dixie Chicks would probably think of themselves as mothers first, then musicians.They became accidental political figures — then they had to figure out how to reinvent themselves.“Shut Up & Sing,” a

Chicks, NBC at odds


By DAVID BAUDER ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK - The Dixie Chicks are again at the center of a controversy over the limits of opinionated talk.A film company said last week that NBC wouldn't accept an advertisement for "Shut Up & Sing," a movie about the fuss created by Dixie Chick Natalie Maines' comment that she was ashamed President Bush was a fellow Texan. The network suggested the complaint may be

Dixie Chicks stay defiant for their loyal Canuck fans


Dixie Chicks stay defiant for their loyal Canuck fansReview | Buffeted by U.S. backlash, Texans bask in a warm reception at the ACCOct. 29, 2006. 01:00 AMVIT WAGNERPOP MUSIC CRITICIn TV interviews last week with Oprah and Larry King, the Dixie Chicks were up front about the fact that audiences for the group's current tour have dwindled in some U.S. markets, particularly in the south where sales

Singapore warns bloggers against political postings


SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Political debate on the Internet could fuel "dangerous discourse" in Singapore, the government said on Monday, warning people who post political commentary on Web sites could face prosecution.Speaking in parliament, senior minister of state Balaji Sadasivan, said anyone using the Internet to "persistently propagate, promote or circulate political issues" about Singapore

David Rovics Performs - Song For Cindy Sheehan


""Singer Songwriter David Rovics performs "Song for Cindy Sheehan" in Seattle August 15th. Please help promote David's West Coast Tour with Attila the Stockbroker FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 16 by embedding the above video or linking to this music video by blogger Steve Garfield in your blog. Cindy Sheehan is in the news today. Police Remove Sheehan From Bush Speech

"Wal-Mart" A New Song By David Rovics Now #1


"Wal-Mart" By David Rovics International Activist Singer/Songwriter/Blogger New Post-Industrial Christmas Carol Is Now #1“Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, rolled out a campaign to combat negative publicity and restore confidence in the chain's heavily criticized business practices” - A NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBSPort Townsend, WA –David Rovics’, internationally acclaimed activist/singer/

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Bush's Latest Iraq War Lies


With his earlier war rationales shattered, George W. Bush now says the Iraq War must be continued indefinitely because of the presence of foreign Islamic fighters – even though they are estimated to represent only a tiny fraction of the Iraqi insurgency and might well quit the struggle if U.S. troops were to leave Iraq. In an Oct. 6 speech aimed at rallying U.S. public support for the Iraq War, - Politics - Al Gore Airlifts Evacuees

2005-10-07T09:54:55.760-07:00 - Politics - Al Gore Airlifts Evacuees: "KNOXVILLE, Tenn. � Al Gore (search) helped airlift some 270 Katrina evacuees on two private charters from New Orleans, acting at the urging of a doctor who saved the life of the former vice president's son. Gore criticized the Bush administration's slow response to Hurricane Katrina (search) in a speech Friday in San Francisco, but refused to

The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Reports of anarchy at Superdome overstated


NEW ORLEANS — After five days managing near riots, medical horrors and unspeakable living conditions inside the Superdome, Louisiana National Guard Col. Thomas Beron prepared to hand over the dead to representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Following days of internationally reported murders, rapes and gang violence inside the stadium, the doctor from FEMA — Beron doesn't

New Orleans: Prisoners Abandoned to Floodwaters


Officers Deserted a Jail Building, Leaving Inmates Locked in Cells"NEW YORK - September 23 - As Hurricane Katrina began pounding New Orleans, the sheriff's department abandoned hundreds of inmates imprisoned in the city's jail, Human Rights Watch said today.Inmates in Templeman III, one of several buildings in the Orleans Parish Prison compound, reported that as of Monday, August 29, there were

Port Townsend, WA relief bus in Mississippi


Volunteer relief workers Bill Dwier and Bill Dentzel of Port Townsend offer food and a ride to a shelter to a homeless woman in New Orleans. – Photo submitted by Kathleen MitchellPort Townsend relief workers aboard a bus fueled by biodiesel and vegetable oil have made their way to Waveland, Miss., where “it literally looked like Hiroshima,” according to workers recently returned from the

Doctor says FEMA ordered him to stop treating hurricane victims - Independent Media TV


In the midst of administering chest compressions to a dying woman several days after Hurricane Katrina struck, Dr. Mark N. Perlmutter was ordered to stop by a federal official because he wasn't registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "I begged him to let me continue," said Perlmutter, who left his home and practice as an orthopedic surgeon in Pennsylvania to come to Louisiana

Despite Some Protections Volunteers Face Risk of Liability and Litigation


News: "Eight years ago, the late Sen. Paul Coverdell (R-Ga.) sponsored and successfully worked to enact the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 - legislation that protects Volunteers from many frivolous lawsuits. However, as helpful and well-intentioned as this legislation was, more needs to be done to sufficiently protect all those lending a hand to those in need. In response to Hurricane Katrina News - International - Pentagon blocks soldier's evidence

2005-09-21T21:37:27.730-07:00 News - International - Pentagon blocks soldier's evidence: "THE Pentagon yesterday blocked the testimony of a military official before the committee investigating intelligence failings in the run-up to 11 September, amid claims that a covert American unit identified four hijackers more than a year before the World Trade Centre attack. The Senate judiciary committee was scheduled to

Telegraph | News | 'I could have saved her life but was denied permission'


Telegraph News 'I could have saved her life but was denied permission': "Refugees from New Orleans died after private doctors were ordered to stop giving treatment because they were not covered by United States government medical liability insurance, according to two American surgeons.Mark N Perlmutter, an orthapdic surgeon from Pennsylvania and founder of Healing Hearts, was told by a senior

Press Release: The Legendary K.O. delivers powerful message against George W. Bush Through Song


“George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People” Receives Widespread AcclaimAs the world has seen and heard by now, rapper Kanye West expressed his frustration at the Katrina relief efforts and his thoughts on U.S. President George W. Bush last week during a nationally televised benefit. While his thoughts and statement have received much attention, a rap group from Houston, The Legendary K.O., has

New Orleans A New Song By David Rovics International Activist Singer/Songwriter/Blogger Now Available Online


They forecast the apocalypse; Said it was coming soon; Preparations must be made, they said; Now is the time; It was years ago they shouted; Inaction was a crime; Abandoned by the state; Abandoned by their country; Just left to meet their fate; And the people died; And then they died some more; They drowned inside their attics; An army of the poor; An army of the destitute; Who couldn’t get away:

The Chronicle Online - Journey to the Bayou (Fake Citizen Journalists Deliver The Goods)


The Chronicle Online - Journey to the Bayou: "Duke sophomore Sonny Byrd is used to driving his friends around in his car. But last Thursday, Byrd said his roommate Hans Buder, also a sophomore, needed no ordinary lift.Buder wanted a ride to New Orleans - a ride that would total 3,200 miles over four days and take the boys through parts of the United States devastated by Hurricane Katrina.It was a

US braces for the final horror | Top stories


US braces for the final horror: "US troops have begun the final search for hurricane survivors in New Orleans, steeling themselves for the task of harvesting the dead from the city's streets. Days after Hurricane Katrina triggered the worst natural calamity in US history, officials prepared the country for a heavy death toll that is expected to number in the thousands across the devastated US

Washington Post: Storm Exposed Disarray at the Top


Storm Exposed Disarray at the Top By Susan B. Glasser and Josh White Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, September 4, 2005; Page A01 The killer hurricane and flood that devastated the Gulf Coast last week exposed fatal weaknesses in a federal disaster response system retooled after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to handle just such a cataclysmic event. Despite four years and tens

Scotland on Sunday - Bush panics and sends in the marines


Scotland on Sunday - Bush panics and sends in the marines: "A PANICKED George Bush yesterday ordered elite troops on to the streets of New Orleans in an unprecedented attempt to stop violence in the disaster-struck city spiralling out of control. The deployment, nearly a week after Hurricane Katrina struck, will see 7,000 marines and airborne troops sent to the emergency zone, where they are

Toward Freedom - Radical Folk Music: An Interview with David Rovics


Having just started a deadening temp job alphabetizing books that students had returned at the semester’s end, there was something comforting about hearing the triumphant chorus: “When all the minimum wage went on strike!” bouncing off the University of Wisconsin’s buildings. It was early May and rabble-rousing folk musician David Rovics was in Madison to celebrate the centennial of the

Mother's Day in Crawford - A memo from the notebook of David Rovics


Mainly just thought I'd send out this lyric I just wrote on the plane to Houston yesterday, after reading Medea Benjamin's article by the same name in (Lyrics at the end of this email.) After hearing so much about events in Crawford from friends who have been and gone -- or been and stayed -- I'm going to finally get a chance to visit Camp Casey tomorrow (Tuesday). On