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INSIGHTS: Mission Accomplished in retrospect
INSIGHTS - "Mission Accomplished" in retrospect. Four years ago, George W. Bush landed on the deck of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln in San Diego. "It’s been a wasted four years, a wasted $500 billion (or $2 trillion, if you count the debt and futre veterans’ care), a wasted 3400 American lives (or 55,000 American lives if you count all the physically maimed and injured, or 250,000 if you add in the psychologically damaged), a wasted 650,000 Iraqi lives (most of them innocent women and children and the elderly) ..." Three writers. Read More

Event Reminders:

Calendar of Progressive Events in SD County
Wednesday, 05/02/2007
Calendar of Events Peace Resource Center, all San Diego County. For April - CLICK HERE. Read More

All Democratic events SD County = Jellison List
Wednesday, 05/02/2007
List of Democratic Party events in San Diego County: CLICK HERE. Read More

Nccpj general meeting
Wednesday, 05/02/2007
Regular meeting. Read More

Wednesday, 05/02/2007
"Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army" Read More

BLACKWATER expert speaks in La Mesa - May 2
Wednesday, 05/02/2007
Jeremy Scahill, expert on BLACKWATER, and author of newly release book on this scandalous mercenary organization, will speak at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in San Diego on Tuesday, May 1 and at La Mesa Community Center on May 2. Read More

Hedge Funds could destroy our financial system
Friday, 05/04/2007
Hedge funds are using unscrupulous and unregulated schemes: creating an unregulated sector of wild-west financial engineering rife with conflicts of interest. They borrow huge sums, purchase a company largely with other people's money, pay themselves huge dividends, strip and sell profitable assets, cut labor and pension costs, and then unload the remains onto someone else. Read More

Friday, 05/04/2007
Greg Palast and friends Randi Rhodes, Robert Kennedy Jr., Laura Flanders, Amy Goodman, Jim Hightower, Ben Cohen and more will launch the the brand new, updated, defend-yourself-from-the-dying-regime edition of Armed Madhouse