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So far we have been talking about Libya, NATO, Cynthia McKinney and whether or not my headline No Libyans allowed at ANSWER Libya Forum was a faced lie. Now I want to change the subject. !Not

Please look at this video of thousands of people demonstrating against the Syrian government in Hama after Friday pray yesterday. Some estimate the crowds to be as many as 200,000. And this after Assad has killed over a thousand for protesting his rule and more than ten thousand have fled across the border to Turkey.

Can you imagine the courage of these people? How can you deny these people and call yourselves progressive, let alone revolutionary?

Please look at the video. No you must look at it. This is not some weird NATO/CIA psyops, this is the leading edge of the liberation movement today. Ditto Libya.

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  •  Tip Jar (8+ / 0-)

    Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

    by Clay Claiborne on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 09:46:02 AM PDT

  •  Where is video of that 250,000-1 million... (6+ / 0-)

    ...person demonstration in support of Gaddafi that sources say occurred on either June 17 or June 20 and that ANSWER responder talked about? Surely, SOMEbody among the hundreds of thousands in Libya with cellphones took a photo of it. Surely the Gaddafi government would consider such a demonstration a propaganda coup. And yet not one single photo or even 15 seconds of video on the alleged demo.

    Don't tell me what you believe. Tell me what you do and I'll tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 10:19:42 AM PDT

  •  And here an Al Jazeera video from the beginning (1+ / 0-)
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    of the revolution in Libya in Feb., when Libyans were marching in the streets of virtually all Libyan cities and then started getting brutally gunned down by the Gaddafi Regime that Cynthia McKinney loves to praise:

    "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle" - Mohammed Nabbous, R.I.P.

    by Lawrence on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 10:30:57 AM PDT

  •  Meet the New Imperialists... (1+ / 0-)
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    This is one response to No Libyans allowed at ANSWER Libya Forum I got from an ANSWER supporter:

    From: jubilee shine
    Subject: RE: No Libyans allowed at ANSWER Libya Forum
    Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:54:25 -0700

    so what.  answer excluded the imperialists.  good.

    unite the many,
    defeat the few!


    Here's a picture just to refresh your memory about who they are talking about

    If they consider these Libyans among the few and excluded from the many they hope to unite, then I think it easy to understand why the anti-war movement has been in such piss-poor condition under their leadership

    Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

    by Clay Claiborne on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 11:52:18 AM PDT

    •  Some of us with long experience... (2+ / 0-)
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      ...in sectarian left politics  warned about ANSWER in the very first days of opposition to the drumbeat for war with Iraq. The organization today remains controlled by people who back some of the worst authoritarian regimes as long as these claim to be anti-imperialist, who themselves operate on a top-down model, who are exceedingly problematic in coalition operations and who, while giving lip service to democratic governance, do not engage in it.

      The problem is that no other organization has shown nearly the amount of one key good thing about ANSWER: persistence.

      Don't tell me what you believe. Tell me what you do and I'll tell you what you believe.

      by Meteor Blades on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 12:42:11 PM PDT

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