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bushmeister0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 04:27 PM
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Taking China off the Human Rights list really worked out well.


USA Today:

"China moved Saturday to quell the largest and most violent protests against its rule in Tibet in nearly two decades after demonstrators rampaged through Lhasa in an uprising that left at least 10 people dead. China's governor in Tibet vowed to use harsh measures and law enforcement officials ordered protesters to surrender. . . Law enforcement authorities in Tibet were offering leniency for demonstrators who surrender before Tuesday. Otherwise, they will be 'severely punished,' according to a notice carried on official websites and confirmed by prosecutors."

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008-03-14-china-tib...

Condi Rice defended giving China a pass on Human Rights by saying: "We just got China to renew or to begin again the human rights dialogue that had been in limbo for some time. . . The only purpose here was to call out that there are some countries that are so closed, the Burmas (Myanmars) of the world, that you have a different kind of problem when you have a country that is in many ways completely closed off to the world."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080313/wl_asia_afp/chinau...

Yes, because in Burma the government was cracking down on Monks . . . oh wait . . . Maybe, after China severaly punishes those wrongheaded splitists, we can have a dialogue with China on not crushing demonstators.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 04:40 PM
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1. What do you think Bush will do when Americans
take the streets?
How was Kent State different? Who arrested the protesters at the Rethugs outside the UN and the Rethug convention. They're all the same.
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bushmeister0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 05:03 PM
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2. Operation "End Game," that's what:
Pacific new:

"The Halliburton subsidiary KBR (formerly Brown and Root) announced on Jan. 24 that it had been awarded a $385 million contingency contract by the Department of Homeland Security to build detention camps. Two weeks later, on Feb. 6, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced that the Fiscal Year 2007 federal budget would allocate over $400 million to add 6,700 additional detention beds (an increase of 32 percent over 2006). This $400 million allocation is more than a four-fold increase over the FY 2006 budget, which provided only $90 million for the same purpose.

Both the contract and the budget allocation are in partial fulfillment of an ambitious 10-year Homeland Security strategic plan, code-named ENDGAME, authorized in 2003. According to a 49-page Homeland Security document on the plan, ENDGAME expands 'a mission first articulated in the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798.' Its goal is the capability to 'remove all removable aliens,' including 'illegal economic migrants, aliens who have committed criminal acts, asylum-seekers (required to be retained by law) or potential terrorists.'"

http://news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?arti...

And those "potential terrorists" could just be you and me, right?

This plan is the newer, hipper version of Ollie North's Plan REX-84 which, according to globalreasearch, is "short for Readiness Exercise 1984. Through Rex-84 an undisclosed number of concentration camps were set in operation throughout the United States, for internment of dissidents and others potentially harmful to the state.

The Rex 84 Program was originally established on the reasoning that if a 'mass exodus' of illegal aliens crossed the Mexican/US border, they would be quickly rounded up and detained in detention centers by FEMA. Existence of the Rex 84 plan was first revealed during the Iran-Contra Hearings in 1987, and subsequently reported by the Miami Herald on July 5, 1987.

'These camps are to be operated by FEMA should martial law need to be implemented in the United States and all it would take is a presidential signature on a proclamation and the attorney general's signature on a warrant to which a list of names is attached.'"

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=3...

Of course, the one little fly in that ointment is that it would be run by FEMA. Although, instead of detaining millions of Americans, they could just move them into their famaldyhide trailers and be done with them all.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 05:34 PM
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3. What a future
for the children. This planet is fugged.
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