Green Party Techies Insert Jill Stein into US Presidential Debate in Real Time!

BERKELEY CALLING BLOG DECLARES JILL STEIN THE WINNER OF TODAY’S 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE! GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JILL STEIN WAS VIRTUALLY INSERTED INTO TODAY’S US PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE FROM WHICH SHE WAS BEING BARRED! Four years ago she was handcuffed to a metal chair for 8 hours at Hofstra University! In 2016 Jill Stein participated “In The Debate” electronically on Facebook! Now posted to YouTube: “Jill Stein’s Response to Being Shut Out of the First Presidential Debate” (1:34:42) Jill Stein for President Booster Club YouTube Channel
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Four years ago Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein was handcuffed to a metal chair for 8 grueling hours when she tried to march into the US Presidential debates and take her rightful position representing our Green Party USA. Today, Green Party techies inserted our candidate into the debate in real time, the very debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that she was being excluded from!

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Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala removed from Hofstra 2012 US Presidential Debate (0:25) Long Island Report YouTube Channel

The brilliant audacity of it should be duly noted by activists everywhere who are excluded from the public discourse. It is archived. So the debate from today is not quite over. People need to hear what Jill Stein said today in real time to her Two Corporate Monopoly War Party opponents.

THE GREEN PARTY USA WAS IN TODAY’S US PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE! YOU CAN WATCH IT NOW! PLEASE SHARE IT WITH EVERYONE! STOP VOTING THE TWO PARTY TRAP BECAUSE YOU LEGITIMIZE WHAT THEY DO IN YOUR NAME WHEN YOU VOTE THE TWO PARTY TRAP!

Watch Green Party USA Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein responding live to the US Presidential Debate from which she and the Green Party USA were excluded! In 2012 at Hofstra University Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala were arrested and handcuffed to metal chairs for 8 hours for showing up for their right to participate in the American Presidential debate. Only one Presidential candidate called for a truly independent investigation into 9/11, Dr Jill Stein. Only one candidate called for an arms embargo of the Middle East, including Israel and Saudi Arabia! Only one candidate clearly stands against the Trans Pacific Partnership sell out! Tune in now!

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CNN GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL TOWN HALL [FULL 1:08:00] (8/17/2016) – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016 with Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein and VP candidate Ajamu Baraka at GreenPartyVideos YouTube Channel Published on Aug 18, 2016.  

“Jill Stein calls for new investigation into 9/11” (1:00) Newsy YouTube Channel. Published on Sep 10, 2016: Green Party candidate Jill Stein says there should be a new independent investigation into the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Donald Trump, on the other hand, has been shown to possibly be complicit in the cover-up of 9/11 because on 9/11 he, like news anchors Dan Rather and Peter Jennings, Trump stated that only controlled demolitions could have caused the steel-framed World Trade Center Towers to disintegrate in 10 seconds. In the case of building 7, it fell later in the afternoon at free fall speed in 7 seconds. WTC owner, Larry Silverstein, Likud Party leader Netanyahu confidant, said on a PBS show that he and the NYC Fire Chief agreed to “pull it”. Last year Silverstein revealed in a Tel Aviv speech that he had plans to rebuild Building 7 in the year 2000!

Trump saw on 9/11/2001: “bombs were used” on WTC in the planes that hit, according to Trump (3:52) TruthMakesPeace Published on Sept. 16, 2016: “Donald Trump saw the same day that bombs must have been used on the WTC towers on 9/11/2001. He quickly knew that the official Bush Story of 9/11 (BS911) was a lie. From his experience building steel sky scrapers, he knew they were built to be strong, even against a jet. He stated to the reporter that bombs must also have been involved. Donald showed what a nice guy he is, as he called his competitor Larry Silverstein to see if he was ok. He did not suspect Larry let 3000 of his tenants die for over $4 billion from insurance”.

Donald Trump picks 9/11 inside criminal suspect Mayor Rudy Giulani as possible Homeland Security Director (4:01) TRUTHstreammedia YouTube Channel. Published on May 13, 2016.

Attention 9/11 Truth Activists! Don’t let Truth be Trumped! Donald Trump 2013 Endorsement of PM Netanyahu on Israeli TV (00:35) Posted 1-15-13. Only 110,042 views by 7-25-16? Maybe you better share this!

Jill Stein Proved Me Wrong by Kevin Ryan at DigWithin Blog, author of “Another Nineteen: Investigating Legitimate 9/11 Suspects”

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My last blog post was wrong. As of a week ago, it does matter who is elected president. That’s because one of the candidates has openly called for a new investigation into the crimes of 9/11.

In a recent statement on the subject, Jill Stein made the following important comments and promises:

“The families and friends of those who were murdered on 9/11 deserve justice. They also deserve to know the truth.”

“Under our administration a new inquiry would have access to the considerable body of responsible independent research that has emerged over the last 15 years.”

“We would create an independent 9/11 Commission, not one dominated by members with an interest in protecting the reputation and careers of foreign affairs and intelligence communities.”

“It’s time for a full accounting of what happened, and an end to the misguided post-9/11 wars that are actually making us less safe, not more safe.”

In May, a national poll showed that, “An unprecedented 91 percent of voters 28 or younger favor having an independent on the ballot, and 65 percent of respondents are willing to support a candidate who isn’t Clinton or Trump.”

Facebook truth activists are invited to visit: Truth Movement Integrity Activists Facebook Page: Posts to promote respect and integrity in the truth seeking community; against censorship; for fairness, honesty, respect, logic, and verifiability. http://www.facebook.com/TruthMovementIntegrityActivists

And here is the latest video produced by BERKELEY CALLING editor Vic Sadot

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Ballad of William Rodriguez (9:22) “Vic Sadot In Concert 9/11/16” at Vic Sadot YouTube Channel. Vic Sadot’s 15th Anniversary “Truth & Justice Love Songs” Concert segment introducing the song about William Rodriguez and how it came to be written out of attending the 2005 D.C. Emergency Truth Convergence at American University and Lafayette Square. Vic was there to sing newly written 9/11 Truth songs, “Are You A Citizen Or Are You A Slave?” and “Mad Cowboy Disease”. On 9/11/11 Vic Sadot released a 16 song CD titled “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs”, which remains available at CD Baby. Now there are videos on line at “Truth Troubadour” YouTube Channel.

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Meeting Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein and talking with her about the Bill of Rights Defense Committee’s campaign to get all 6,700 pages of the US Senate Report on US Torture released. We were at a rally to Save the Berkeley Post Office on June 3, 2016. Everyone wanted a chance to talk with Jill in person, and Jill was very patient with us. She was as good a listener to the people who approached her as she was an articulate speaker at the rally making post 9/11 era “Common Sense”. Related earlier BERKELEY CALLING BLOG 8-02-16 Jill Stein & Ajamu Baraka Look Set To Lead Green Party 2016 Election Drive!

Background on why “Torture Accountability” is so important to American democracy and our world public relations: Torture Architect Tries to Justify Program … Fails Miserably By Washington’s Blog Global Research, December 16, 2014.

Watch the trailer “Preview: 9/11 in the Academic Community” by Adnan Zuberi. (3:15) Now video #5 in the “9/11 & Other False Flag Investigations” playlist at “Truth Troubadour” YouTube Channel. At 59 seconds into this trailer we hear Professor Michael Truscello of Mount Royal University state: “25% of the footnotes in the 9/11 Commission Report are based on torture testimony.” Professor Graeme MacQueen of McMaster University, author of “The 2001 Anthrax Deception: The Case for Domestic Conspiracy”, keynote speaker at the 2016 9/11 Truth Film Festival at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, CA on 9/09/16, says, “They made it the core of their story and they don’t discuss that these guys were tortured.” Is that the report we want to base US laws and policy on? Read Barrie Zwicker’s Truth & Shadows Blog about this book!

Link to the Full Movie: “9/11 in the Academic Community” (1:13:41) by Adnan Zuberi.  Now video #60 in the “9/11 & Other False Flag Investigations” playlist at “Truth Troubadour” YouTube Channel.

 

 

 

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“9/11 in the Academic Community” Movie Live-Stream from Berkeley!

March 30, 2014 Post Event Update Notice: “NOW ARCHIVED”!

The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance (NCA911Truth) Live-Stream event from Berkeley’s Historic Fellowship Hall on MARCH 27, 2014 is now archived on No Lies Radio! 

The idea of the live-stream event was to promote the screening of the film, “9/11 in the Academic Community”, at campuses and communities world-wide in 2014. See the link to the film if you wish to organize an event in your area. The featured film is not in the archive since it was a one-time publicity agreement with the film maker, Adnan Zuberi. The short film titled “The San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” was shown, and the 10th Anniversary of that event organized by NCA911Truth was celebrated. Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot sang “Cheney’s in the Bunker” and “Trouble in the Rubble”, and the first of those two songs is in this archived segment. The sponsors were Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio. Trailers to the featured film and links to purchase it are also listed at this link at NoLiesRadio. Watch it for free and make a donation if you want to support our work! noliesradio.org/archives/76644

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The Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance presents “9/11 IN THE ACADEMIC COMMUNITY” by Live-Stream on No Lies Radio.  “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” will also be shown to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of that event. THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 at 7 PM Pacific Time from Historic Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 on No Lies Radio.

Five Northern California-based groups have teamed up to publicize the new film titled “9/11 in the Academic Community”. The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio have teamed up to create a Live-stream Internet Event that anyone can watch from anywhere! If you cannot be with us in person at Historic Fellowship Hall in Berkeley, then you can be there in spirit by watching both movies and the discussion by live-stream. Wherever in the world you may be, you can join us in real time at this No Lies Radio link: www.noliesradio.org/archives/76644

Berkeley Calling! "9/11 In The Academic Community" Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Berkeley Calling! “9/11 In The Academic Community” Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth posted a review that said: “9/11 In The ACADEMIC COMMUNITY, a winner at the University of Toronto Film Festival, is a unique film that documents academia’s treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11. It explores the taboo that has been effective in shielding the American government’s narrative of the events of 9/11 from scholarly examination. Through a powerful reflection on intellectual courage and the purpose of academia, the film aims at changing intellectual discourse on 9/11 and the War on Terror… As well as probing the repercussions several scholars have endured due to their individual investigations into 9/11, this documentary provides an analysis of impairments in professional inquiry, ranging from the failure to critically reflect on terms that function as “thought-stoppers” (such as “conspiracy theory”) to the structural approach that restricts inquiry to the broad implications of 9/11 while shutting out enquiry into the events of the day itself.” http://www.ae911truth.org/en/news-section/57-news-releases-by-others/795-new-film-takes-on-911-in-the-academic-community.html

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To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of one of the most important events organized by Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance March 26-28, 2004, a short film titled “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11”. Two of the founders of the organization that created that event 10 years ago will be at Fellowship Hall to speak, Carol Brouillet, and Ken Jenkins, who will be our evening MC.

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Vic Sadot will sing a song from his CD “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs”.  www.vicsadot.com

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Official site of the movie “9/11 in the Academic Community” directed by A. Zuberi. http://911inacademia.com The main thesis of the film concerns the silence of the academic community on this vital issue. I think it is extremely important and very well produced.” Morton Brussel, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign To help promote this event via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/553167108114974   Co-Sponsors and Links to their websites: Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance www.sf911truth.org Project Censored www.projectcensored.org No Lies Radio www.noliesradio.org Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth www.ae911truth.org Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists www.bfuu.org/events/social-justice

Ukraine: Bloody Destabilization and Privatization Coup of 2014 Orchestrated by the NWO Corporate Captured States

Freedom” for the Ukraine! What does that mean? What is really happening? Here is a collection of news videos that suggest that there has been a bloody destabilization and privatization coup that was orchestrated by the NWO “Corporate Captured States” (CCS) using Neo-Nazis, snipers, media disinfo, a sexy chick viral video, and waves of money from NGO’s (Non-Government Organizations).

Michel Chossudoksy, founder and director of the Center for Research on Globalization, also known as Global Research http://www.globalresearch.ca/

Michel Chossudoksy, founder and director of the Center for Research on Globalization, also known as Global Research. http://www.globalresearch.ca

 “GUNS & BUTTER” Radio Show on KPFA Pacifica – Bonnie Faulkner interviews Michel Chossudovsky, founder and director of the Center for Global Research in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Title: “Ukraine’s ‘Democratic’ Coup d’Etat: Washington Supports a Neo-Nazi Coalition Government”. 

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Bonnie Faulkner, Host of “Guns & Butter Radio Show on KPFA every Wednesday from 1 – 2 pm Pacific Time and is available in both KPFA archives and the archives of Pacifica internet-only affiliate, No Lies Radio.

The US has Installed a Neo Nazi Government in the Ukraine (Les États-Unis a installé un gouvernement Nazi de Neo en Ukraine) 3-02-14 Center for Research on Globalization, Canada by Michel Chossudovsky.

Closer to home at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute in California, Larry Diamond has produced a new book and a new film on “democracy”. He has something to do with channeling US tax dollars through the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). But who gets that money? And why is it OK for the USA (as represented by corporate representatives) to intervene in other people’s countries with NGO funneled money. Is it destabilization and privatization work?

 Watch The Truth About The Ukraine Crisis” (12:16) Prison Planet’s Paul Joseph Watson reports that Larry Diamond of Stanford University and of the US “National Endowment for Democracy” (NED) funded a propaganda video called “From A Whisper To A Roar”. Note well that Paul Joseph Watson is an Islamophobe associated with fake “truther” Alex Jones of Prison Planet and Disinfo Wars. However, I found no other report on this film and the clip of the Ukrainian Girl from the propaganda movie mentioned. So I’m using it for that reason. I am not endorsing these guys. In this case, their facts stand up under scrutiny with other substantiation provided as well.

Book: The Spirit of Democracy by Larry Diamond of Stanford University.

Book: The Spirit of Democracy by Larry Diamond of Stanford University.

The section of the movie on the Ukraine celebrates the right wing NED funded parties in the Ukraine and their leader, Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, who lost the latest election to Viktor Yanukovych in2010. Recently, Yanukovych was overthrown in Kiev under violent methods of intervention by operatives associated with the US funded NGO’s (non-governmental organizations), some of whom are Neo Nazi. This film praises right wing pro-privatization political operative Viktor Yushcheko. A 2:04 minute segment titled “I Am A Ukrainian” was promoted to go viral on YouTube. 

An attractive blue eyed lady supports the “Right Sector” Nazis and “freedom” advocates on the barricades. How romantic, sweet, and fake! NED and other NGO’s funded the wave of “color” revolutions of which Ukraine’s brand was “orange”. Now the first step of the new Un-Elected government has been to offer to sell the state owned energy company to private corporations “in transparent auctions”. They will also open up negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure an indebted Ukraine within the Euro NATO sphere of domination. The attempt to remove Russia from the Crimea is a dangerous attempt to further the encirclement of Russia by NATO. 

Ukraine: Secretive Neo-Nazi Military Organization Involved in Euromaidan Snyper Shootings” – By F. William Engdahl in 21st Century Wire & Global Research, March 03, 2014 – “A secretive neo-nazi military organization reported linked to NATO played a decisive role in targeted sniper attacks and violence that led to the collapse of the elected government. But the West is not finished with destroying Ukraine. Now comes the IMF (International Monetary Fund – NWO Corporate Empire Bank) with severe conditionalities as prerequisite to any Western financial help…According to veteran US intelligence sources, the snipers came from an ultra-right-wing military organization known as Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian People’s Self-Defense (UNA-UNSO). 

Victoria Nuland’s Admits Washington Has Spent $5 Billion to “Subvert Ukraine”. Who is Victoria Nuland and why does this Dec 13, 2013 “U.S.-Ukraine Foundation” Conference in DC have oil logos so prominantly displayed? Victoria Nuland is the wife of Robert Kagan, founder of Project for A New American Century, and considered a star-leader of the younger generation of “Neo-Cons” now embraced and employed in the Democratic administration of President Barack Obama. After serving as Hillary Clinton’s spokesperson, she is now the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Europe and Eurasia.” How odd to hear a US official talk about her visit to the EuroMaidan protests as people being attacked for singing hymns when the reality is well documented in videos that Neo Nazis nationalists and “militants trained in the Baltics” used a molotov cocktail to create a napalm substance to throw at police officers. A phone call between her and Geoffrey Pyatt was intercepted in which she says “F the EU”. I would interpret that to mean that she understands that they want to participate in the Privatization Plunder of the Ukraine. But that they were not then willing to engage in nuclear brinkmanship with Russia or to support the US attempt to use its Neo Nazi banksters to try to remove the Russian fleet from the Crimea. Nuland said F the EU because they tried to make a deal with the elected government without US participation after it balked at joining the European Union and NATO (spoken by her in code as Ukraine’s “European future”) which would bring that outdated “defensive” organization to the door of Russia. NATO was originally set up to defend Western Europe from a perceived Soviet threat. It was deliberately transformed into an aggressive military tool to bomb far-flung places, such as Afghanistan, Libya, and Yugoslavia.

 

“INSANE Footage Of Ukraine Riots at Think Outside the Box Channel – Ultra “Right Sector” Nazi-style nationalists financed by US NATO use tactics learned in training camps in the Balkan states. The pay is said to be $25 per day. State Department Under-Secretary Victoria Nuland and the wife of Robert Kagan, founder of Project for A New American Century, said that the US has spent $5 billion so far to subvert the Ukraine. Plenty of new gear and weaponry has come into the violent conflict. Where is that kind of money and gear coming from? A home-made napalm is used on police who seem to be under orders to not shoot back, at least in this scene. You can see the fires break out on their uniforms. 

Check out the link to Citizens for Legitimate Government here: The New Ukraine – Freakin’ Frackin’ Free! And Allied to who? Chevron! 

Sharing a post by Haitian Blogger Chantal Laurent, “He’d better move faster on the privatization track, else his handlers will have to start mobilizing “civil society” to push him out, at which point he will have lost the afterglow of a Molotov cocktails democracy and become just another failed leader who needs to go.” Ukraine’s New Government mulling privatization of Energy Sector 3-3-14 – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said, “I’ll tell you about the idea of privatization of the energy sector at transparent auctions…”

Ukraine: The New Cold War Heats Up by Gilbert Mercier 

Western Leaders Caught Admitting Ukraine Snipers Were Not Yakunovich’s – Pete Santilli 

Ukraine Protests: Israeli Ex-Officer ‘Leads Militant Group’, Claims Iran

Why would Zionist Jews work with Ukrainian Fascists? Is there any history of anything like that? Unfortunately, this author makes that case.

The Zionist-Nazi Collaboration by William James Martin / July 8th, 2012 Dissident Voice Excerpt: The understanding of Herzl, as well as the Zionists, about the inevitability of anti-Semitism was possibly self-fulfilling, for rather than opposing anti-Semitism in the first half of the 20th century, the Zionists found common cause with Hitler, Eichmann, and the Nazis and used anti-Semitism and Nazism as a means of achieving their end which was the establishment of a Jewish state. The two reactionary movements shared the view that German Jews were living in that country as a ‘foreign race’ and that the racial divide was essential to maintain. The Zionists’ use of Nazism involved, among other things, the blocking of avenues of escape to other countries of Europe’s Jews and diverting them to Palestine, even as the death trains began to roll in Europe. The rise of Nazism and Hitler to power was never, or almost never, opposed by the Zionists prior to the establishment of Israel. 

Ukraine: Israeli Special Forces Unit under Neo-Nazi Command Involved in Maidan Riots 

Leaked Telephone Conversation: Ukraine Sniper Killings of “Opposition Protesters” Ordered by “Opposition Leaders”, Blamed on Yanukovych. The leaders of EuroMaidan ordered the shooting of their own supporters and police to inflame the situation. Based on the release of a controversial leaked telephone conversation, we are now in a position to confirm that the Kiev Maidan Independence Square February 20 sniper shootings directed against innocent civilians were ordered by opposition leaders integrated by Neo-Nazi elements. Acknowledged in a leaked telephone conversation between EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and the Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet, the Maidan opposition rather than president Yanukovych was behind the sniper killings on February 20. These shootings were directed against both opposition protesters and police. Urmas Paet: “There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovich, but it was somebody from the new coalition,”Catherine Ashton: “I think we do want to investigate. I mean, I didn’t pick that up, that’s interesting. Gosh,”  According to RT:  The telephone call “took place after Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Paet visited Kiev on February 25 at the peak of clashes between the pro-EU protesters and security forces in the Ukrainian capital. Paet also recalled his conversation with a doctor who treated those shot by snipers in Kiev. She said that both protesters and police were shot at by the same people.”Urmas Paet “And second, what was quite disturbing, this same Olga [Bogomolets] told as well that all the evidence shows that the people who were killed by snipers from both sides, among policemen and then people from the streets, that they were the same snipers killing people from both sides,” the Estonian FM stressed. Catherine Ashton; “Well, yeah…that’s, that’s terrible.” 

Breaking: Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Catherine Ashton discuss Ukraine over the phone by Michael Bergman – Officers of Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) loyal to the ousted President Viktor Yanukovich have hacked phones of Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and leaked their conversation to the web. The officials discuss their impressions of what’s happening in the country after the revolution. The gist of it is that Ukrainian people have no trust in any of the leaders of Maidan. However the most striking thing of all is the fact which concerns the use of force during the revolution, particularly the snipers who killed both protesters and officers of the riot police. Mr. Paet reveals astonishing information which confirms the rumours that the snipers were employed by the leaders of Maidan. 

 

Foreign Intervention in the Ukraine Crisis – “In the latest startling revelation, Pando.com has published documents implicating the Omidyar Network in the funding of the current Ukrainian protest movement. The Omidyar Network is the NGO of billionaire Ebay co-founder Pierre Omidyar, who recently set up “First Look” as an outlet for (among others) Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill and Laura Poitras to selectively publish some of the Snowden document archive, 99% of which continues to be withheld from the public… As supposedly “progressive” outlets once again scramble to throw their support behind the billionaire oligarchs and NGOs that have helped to destabilize the country, and as neocons unite with neoliberals in their agenda to carve up Ukraine for western interests, it remains to be seen what genuine alternative outlets will stand up against this blatant interference and stand up for the principle that it is up to the Ukrainian people, and no one else, to decide what happens in their country.”

Song for this blog: Full Spectrum Dominance – Edward Snowden exposed NSA Total Information Surveillance and “Democratic” Party Senator Diane Feinstein’s secret deal to keep that extreme level of police state surveillance a secret until 2038! As Puppet Prez Obama joked about the young men who might be interested in his daughters, “Predator drones: You won’t see it coming!” As my song says, “Beware of those who joke about sending in the drones!” 

FULL SPECTRUM DOMINANCE – Broadside Balladeer at Sound Cloud

Full Spectrum Dominance by William Engdahl http://www.engdahl.oilgeopolitics.net

Full Spectrum Dominance by William Engdahl

Berkeley Gathering Calls for Defense of Rights

BERKELEY CALLING! The living Free Speech tradition of Berkeley, CA, the home of one of the University of California’s most famous universities and communities, was shining like a beacon to the world once again. An eloquent and heart-felt call to Defend the Bill of Rights and the Constitution of the United States was issued by a group of distinguished and experienced speakers.

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 over 400 Bay Area residents were treated to a panel of civil liberties leading activists at John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley California titled “NSA Surveillance and Our ‘Almost Orwellian’ State.” It was a packed house with a very lively panel discussion. It was also live-streamed.

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Shahid Buttar, Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, was one of the main speakers at the forum. Shahid Battar was joined by Daniel Ellsberg, the iconic whistleblower of The Pentagon Papers fame, a national hero described by President Nixon as “the most dangerous man in America”; Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org and producer of the film “War Made Easy”; Cindy Cohn, Legal Director and General Counsel to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Rainey Reitman, Activism Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and BORDC board member, kicked off the event with brief remarks. The moderator was Robert Jaffee, a volunteer attorney on the Hedges v. Obama case challenging “indefinite detention without due process”. Left to right seated are Daniel Ellsberg, Shahid Buttar,  Cindy Cohen, and Norman Solomon. Photo by Vic Sadot

Rainey Reitman, Activism Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and BORDC board member, kicked off the event with brief remarks. The moderator was Robert Jaffee, seated behind at right of Reitman, is a volunteer attorney on the Hedges v. Obama case challenging “indefinite detention without due process”. Left to right seated at the long table: Daniel Ellsberg, Shahid Buttar, Cindy Cohen, and Norman Solomon. Photo by Vic Sadot

Shahid Buttar sounded the call to Defend the Bill of Rights! He denounced Senator Feinstein D-CA for her role not protecting the American people against the crimes against the Constitution and the attempt to keep the crimes secret until 2038. He asked people to sign and promote the “Shame on Feinstein” statement, which demands that and to tell Senator Feinstein D-CA to withdraw her bogus bill to codify continuing unwarranted, untargeted, and unsubstantiated surveillance of citizens and to resign from the Senate oversight committee on Intelligence for trying to cover up instead of stopping the vast illegal spying on Americans by the NSA. Solomon earlier exposed in an open letter that Feinstein had made a secret deal to keep that level of Total Information Awareness surveillance a secret until 2038. There is a Shame on Feinstein Facebook Page. And the petition is here: https://shameonfeinstein.org

For the more comprehensive report on the forum read Matthew Kellegrew inThe Peoples’s Blog For the Constitution” by the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC). http://www.constitutioncampaign.org/blog/#.UuYabNLTlkg

 Kellegrew reports, “The panel often focused on the positive, presenting examples of creative ways local communities can engage with the issue of over broad surveillance. Members of the Shame On Feinstein coalition passed out flyers and BORDC’s Shahid Buttar commended the effort from the stage. Buttar put the struggle for a truly accountable government in the context of broader historical struggles for liberty and freedom.”

Executive Director of BORDC, Shahid Buttar, issued the call for a vigorous grass roots citizen campaign to Defend the Bill of Rights. Seated left to right at the table: Daniel Ellsberg, Cindy Cohen, and Norman Solomon.

Executive Director of BORDC, Shahid Buttar, issued the call for a vigorous grass roots citizen campaign to Defend the Bill of Rights. Seated left to right at the table: Daniel Ellsberg, Cindy Cohen, and Norman Solomon.

Cindy Cohn provided an update on the legal challenges to NSA spying. Norman Solomon shared his analysis of mass media coverage of the NSA controversy. Daniel Ellsberg addressed the role and history of whistleblowers and the institutions they confront. Shahid Bhuttar focused on grassroots action opportunities at the state level, including the “Shame on Feinstein” initiative calling for Senator Feinstein’s resignation as chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and the bi-partisan “Off Now Coalition” policy proposed in Sacramento, CA, and in other states, such as Utah, cut off the NSA from state resources. See US News & World Report article by Steve Nelson: “Some NSA Opponents Want to ‘Nullify’ Surveillance With State Law – Activists say legislation can cut water, kill snooping at Utah Data Center”.

Shahid Buttar, Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee announces “tool kits” available to citizens in the ongoing campaign against criminal violations of the Constitution by the NSA. Short video at BORDC YouTube Channel (2:33).

Watch the entire forum in the video below! “Our Almost Orwellian State & NSA Surveillance Forum” Berkeley Gathering Calls for Defense of Rights in the Sanctuary of St. John’s Presbyterian Church. Posted by Bright Path Video YouTube Channel.

Abby Martin, RT TV Host of “Breadking the Set”, explains “Why Obama Speech Spells No Change to Global Surveillance” in her latest “Brainwash Update”. Abby Martin is “Breadking the Set” of the corporate media’s constrained parameters of allowed thinking! 

Full Spectrum Dominance: Lyrics and link to the free SoundCloud song posted at Global Network Against Nuclear Weapons and Power in Space! 

Are You A Citizen Or Are You A Slave? (5:11) Vic Sadot video at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel – “Are You A Citizen” is an anthem salute to struggle that is done in strident Cajun waltz style. The song was written by Vic Sadot and Cindy Hubschmidt. It challenges citizen apathy and cynicism. In reciting the successful parts of the historical record, the song confronts the notion that we cannot change anything. Yet the the historical record of struggle says otherwise. Colonialism, slavery, and debtor prisons were defeated. A Bill of Rights, the right to organize unions, civil rights, and womens voting rights were all won through struggle. As Thomas Paine once said, “Rights are not gifts from one man to another, nor from one class of men to another.” Rights are inalienable and not granted by the political powers that be. As the song says, “You’ll use your Bill of Rights ’til your struggles are won!”

Twit Wit Radio 1-26-14 Archive – Berkeley Political Comedy Radio Show Every Sunday Evening on KPFA Pacifica. Activists need to laugh sometimes! And that takes smart humor like Twit Wit delivers! 

San Francisco Haiti Solidarity Demo Nov 19, 2013

Haiti Action Committee protests Corporate Political Puppets in San Francisco to “Stand for the Truth about Haiti” and to Protest Sean Penn’s Lies in Service of Fake US Engineered Elections & the ongoing UN Military Occupation

Sandy Sanders and Mindy Stone carry their colorful "Pimping 4 Wall Street" signs at the Haiti Action Committee protest of Puppet Haiti PM Lamothe and Puppet Sean Penn's service in legitimizing the illegitimate authority claimed from a fake boycotted election. Photo by Vic Sadot

Sandy Sanders and Mindy Stone carry their colorful “Pimping 4 Wall Street Demands Puppets for Empire” signs at the Haiti Action Committee protest of US Puppet Haiti Prime Minister Lamothe and Puppet “Ambassador” Sean Penn in celebrity service to legitimizing the illegitimate authority claimed from a fake boycotted election. Photo by Vic Sadot

Haiti Action Committee and supporters gathered on TUESDAY Nov 19, 2013 at 1:30 PM at Yerba Buena Gardens, 3rd and Mission Streets in San Francisco, CA to echo the call of thousands of protesters in Haiti for Martelly to resign! Some came to protest Sean Penn for lending his Hollywood celebrity status as an endorsement of the illegitimate Martelly Presidency! The largest party, Lavalas, the Party that elected Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was banned from the US funded election and most people boycotted the election to try to deny it legitimacy. Penn has to know the history of the US Kidnapping of President Aristide in the military coup of 2004. So why is Sean Penn “enthusiastic” about this authoritarian process? And why is Penn silent about the scandalous flow of relief money to Martelly’s men when it should go to the earthquake victims and the poor? Haiti Action Committee says, “Prime Minister Lamothe & Sean Penn do NOT Speak for the Haitian Majority!”

The call to demonstrate and the reasons why were stated clearly on Flashpoints on KPFA airwaves on the 18th by articulate Haitian patriot Pierre Laboissiere of Haiti Action Committee. The show is now available in the archives. 

Pierre Labossiere of the Haiti Action Committee with his home-made sign with Karen Melander Magoon of the UUSF Social Justice Committee. Photo by Vic Sadot

Pierre Labossiere of the Haiti Action Committee with his home-made sign standing by Karen Melander Magoon of Unitarian Universalists for Peace – San Francisco. Photo by Vic Sadot

Call To Action from the Haiti Action Committee’s website at HaitiSolidarity.Net

Haiti Action Committee banner denounces Haitian US Puppet Prime Minister Lamothe and Hollywood actor Sean Penn for endorsing this undemocratic process and dictatorial unrepresentative result. Buena Yerba Gardens in San Francisco 11-19-13. Photo by Vic Sadot

Haiti Action Committee banner denounces Haitian US Puppet Prime Minister Lamothe and Hollywood actor Sean Penn for endorsing this undemocratic process and dictatorial unrepresentative result. Yerba Buena Gardens Cultural Center in San Francisco 11-19-13. Photo by Vic Sadot

On Tuesday, November 19 in San Francisco, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and actor Sean Penn (named “Ambassador at Large for Haiti” by US Puppet President Michel Martelly), were inside spreading the false messages of the fraudulent Martelly government installed to serve US corporations and their Haitian elite partners.

Haitian President Michel Martelly Names Sean Penn as Haiti Ambassador on Feb 2, 20112. BET Photo

Haitian US Puppet President Michel Martelly Names Sean Penn as “Haitian Ambassador-at-Large” on Feb 2, 2012. BET Photo

The people of Haiti are still in the midst of a UN occupation instigated by the United States in 2004. That occupation was coordinated by the US State Department under Hillary Clinton, who demanded that the majority party be banned from US financed elections that installed an old Duvalierist in power. Haiti Action says, “As supporters of the Martelly government, which is in the process of bringing back dictatorship to Haiti, Prime Minister Lamothe, and actor Sean Penn, DO NOT speak in the interests of the Haitian majority. Come stand in solidarity with the Haitian grassroots, who have been demonstrating in Haiti, on the 210th anniversary of the Battle of Vertières (one of the last battles that sealed the victory of the Haitian Revolution).”

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On Nov 18, 2013 Haitians took to the streets in mass numbers to protest the illegitimately US-installed President Martelly, a former night club singer and former Duvalier dictatorship supporter. Yet the Haitian people also rose in celebration of the victory in Battle of Vertières that secured the first successful slave rebellion and the first independent Black-run state of Haiti.

On the anniversary of the great Haitian Independence military victory at the Battle of Vertières on Nov. 18, 1803 Haitians protested the US-installed President and proxy UN Military Occupation

On the anniversary of the great Haitian Independence military victory at the Battle of Vertières on Nov. 18, 1803 Haitians protested the US-installed President and proxy UN Military Occupation

End the UN military occupation of Haiti in service to US corporations and their puppet government! People of Haiti have suffered too much under the empire’s hypocrisy and fake “humanitarian” “concern”. The majority party Lavalas was banned from the elections and the old dictator Baby Doc Duvallier has returned and walks freely about. President Jean-Bertand Aristide who was kidnapped on Feb 29, 2004 has returned as well with the agreement that he confine his activities to education. The medical school he began has been reclaimed from occupation troops and is up and running again. Perhaps the two greatest tragedies were the theft of earthquake relief funds that did not get to the intended victims, and cholera epidemic traced to Nepalese troops defecating into the streams. For the USA, the tragedy is that the people do not know what their own government does in their name or to what extent the corporate media go to make us believe in their lies. The Clintons think that Haiti is their plantation and that Martelly is their straw boss. Get out! Let the great Haitian Nation have its sovereign democracy back!

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Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and her husband, former US President Bill Clinton, want Haiti to be a US sweat shop center and military base for the Carribean Sea. They represent the United States of Corporations and the Haitian feudal elites.

Shame on Sean Penn! Read Haiti Liberté below! Protest Penn in SF tomorrow at 1:30 pm with Haiti Action Committee in solidarity with the people of Haiti who turned out in thousands today to protest the US-UN installed Duvalierist Martelly as President of the Republic of Haiti. What happened to you, Sean Penn? Your supposed “hero”, Phil Ochs, would be protesting you now! Haiti Liberté Burns Sean Penn’s Politics in Scathing Denunciation of His Political Support for the New Colonialsm as a Perverted Rendition of “Truth & Reconciliation”

HAITI ACTION COMMITTEE and Friends Stood in Solidarity to Echo the Demands of the Haitian Majority:
•To protest the CORRUPTION and ILLEGALITY of the Martelly/Lamothe government.
•To protest the government’s widespread repression of the poor.

•To protest the INJUSTICE of the nearly 10-year-old US/UN occupation and the suffering it inflicts on the Haitian people.

•To support the right of the Haitian majority to fully participate in the running of their country, FREE from repression and terror.
•To support the right of Haitian children, women, and men, to have free access to education, food, jobs, housing, and healthcare.

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Sean Penn escorts Oprah Winfrey over rough terrain for a Haitian Relief Camp Photo Opportunity



Live Video: “The Kidnapping Coup” – A live performance at the Cynthia McKinney April 25, 2013 book tour stop at The Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics in Santa Rosa, CA. Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot & creative violinist Eric Golub perform “The Kidnapping Coup”. Cynthia McKinney requested this song the night before at Laney College in Oakland. The 2008 Green Party Presidential candidate and 6 term US Congresswoman from Georgia has two new books out on Clarity Press: “Ain’t Nothin’ Like Freedom”, a personal bio on her experience in politics; and “The Illegal War on Libya”, which she edited from writings by the Dignity Delegation that she took to Libya just as the NATO bombings began as a “humanitarian intervention fraud”.
 

The Kidnapping Coup by Vic Sadot was featured on the 8-20-09 OpenSalon.com Blog by Ezili Danto, (Marguerite Laurent) founder & President of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network (HLLN) 

Much valuable  background information is available in Ten Steps to Dictatorship: Why the Grassroots Movement is Taking to the Streets Against President Michel Martelly by Charlie Hinton

In PBS interview, actor Sean Penn praises Martelly, downplays Duvalier, and dismisses Aristide by Roger Annis in Haiti Liberte 11-18-13 – Excepts: “Mr. Penn, subtitled by the program as an “Actor/Humanitarian,” strongly defended the new neocolonial order established in Haiti through the foreign-sponsored exclusion election of 2010/11 and the foreign-led, post-quake “reconstruction” plan spearheaded by Bill Clinton. Mr. Penn made no mention of the foreign military occupation force increasingly denounced by Haitians, the United Nations Mission to Stabilize Haiti (MINUSTAH). (Just this week, UN soldiers in Port-au-Prince and Gonaïves were once again accused of sexual abuse of Haitian minors, a recurring phenomenon for which none have been brought to justice.) Most notable was Mr. Penn’s strong praise for Haitian President Michel Martelly, whom he lauded for “decisive leadership” and making “great strides,” although he never named any Martelly programs that so impressed him. “For us that were there on the ground, it was really clear that [Martelly] was the candidate that [the Haitian people] were looking to have be their president,” Penn asserted, saying that the population enjoyed an “enormous morale boost in a kind of historical (sic) way when they were able to challenge the status quo” by electing Martelly. It apparently does not trouble Mr. Penn that less than 25% of the Haitian electorate took part in the vote. Many Haitians shunned the foreign-imposed, fraud-filled and violence-marred “selection” that excluded the Fanmi Lavalas party of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, as all elections have done since the 2004 coup d’etat against him.

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On Feb 29, 2004 the US, France, and Canada coordinated a military coup and insurrection against the overwhelmingly elected President of the now outlawed majority party of Lavalas. Aristide was kidnapped and taken in a US Jet to the Central African Republic. The US Black Congressional Caucus chartered a jet to fly there and demanded his release. They went to Jamaica, but due to US threats against Jamaica from Bush Administration representatives, Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell, the Aristides went into exile in South Africa for many years.

Additional Important Historical Information

Haiti: November 18, 1803, Remembering the First Successful Slave Revolution for Freedom: Slavery and the Gods of Dessalines and Napoleon” – Haiti’s Voodoo Priest Boukman and the Good God of Bondye of People’s Liberation – Excerpts from Global Research 11-18-13: “There was a time, not so long ago, when popes, kings and queens enriched themselves and built vast empires on the profits made with the sweat and blood of kidnapped men, women and children loaded on ships, stacked like sardines and reduced to slavery on plantations of coffee, sugar, cotton, cocoa, all over the Americas. From the 1444 Portuguese attacks against the coast of Africa, followed by the 1452 papal bull of pope Nicholas V which invited Christians to attack and enslave non-Christians, to the faithful year of 1791, millions of human beings had already been kidnapped, terrorized, thrown to sharks in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean… It is within such an atmosphere of unparalleled terrorism and human decadence that a remarkable gathering of men and women took place on the small Caribbean island of Haiti, the evening of August 14-15, 1791. Known as the Bwa Kay Iman Ceremony, it is said that this revolutionary meeting brought together representatives of twenty-one displaced African nations who vowed to revolt against the powers that had unleashed against their people such a relentless campaign of terror; a genocide that was expertly conceived and implemented, state-sponsored and financed, justified with numerous literary works and blessed by the most powerful and influential religious institutions of the day… Boukman, the world’s first known liberation theologian evoked “Bondye”, a truly good and universal creator. Boukman admonished his people to throw away the portraits of the malevolent and deceitful god of Napoleon, Elizabeth and John Newton because he realized the damage these images were causing to the kidnapped and displaced African’s psyche. So, he invited them to instead listen to the voice of the true creator of the universe who sends a song of freedom to their hearts.”
The Black Jacobins -Les  Jacobins Noirs - by  Cyril Lionel Robert James
The Black Jacobins -Les Jacobins Noirs – by Cyril Lionel Robert James
French article by Vic Sadot in NetLog Français: LES JACOBINS NOIRS par Cyril Lionel Robert James – Ce livre, The Black Jacobins, de C. L. R. James est un des livres de grande histoire. Il raconte une histoire compliquée d’un peuple en ressuscitant l’esclavage jusqu’à gratuit eux-mêmes, la première rébellion d’esclave réussie et l’établissement de la première République noire avant que n’importe quel pays étaient libres de la domination coloniale en Afrique ! Elle raconte les rivalités tristes et perfides et les trahisons qui s’est passé sur le chemin vers la victoire ultime. Toussaint Louverture et la révolution de Saint-Domingue: les esclaves qui firent trembler la terre.En 1789, Les deux tiers du commerce extérieur de la France se faisaient avec sa colonie antillaise de Saint-Domingue, qui représentait le plus grand marché de la traite européenne des esclaves. La plus grosse colonie du monde, fierté de la France et objet de convoitise de toutes les autres nations impérialistes. Tout ce labeur reposait sur le travail d’un demi-million d’esclaves. Mais, 12 ans de lutte, qui débutèrent en août 1791, mirent en déroute les Blancs locaux et les soldats de la monarchie française, une invasion espagnole, une expédition britannique de 60 000 hommes et un contingent français identique commandé par le beau-frère de Bonaparte. La défaite des troupes napoléoniennes en 1803, permit l’installation de l’Etat Noir d’Haïti, qui s’est maintenu jusqu’à nos jours. Superbement raconté! Apres la defaite, la France a vendu une vaste region de territoire au centre du continent d’Amerique nord, La Louisiane, aux Etats-Unis.
 

Standing On the Side of Love – Free Chelsea!

BERKELEY CALLING! Stand on the Side of Love, Truth, and Justice! Free Chelsea Manning! Prosecute the War Criminals! Not the Whistle-Blowers!

  • COURAGE TO RESIST.ORG Plans Speaking Tour for CHELSEA MANNING Attorney David Coombs with Oakland event at Humanist Hall on Dec 9 at 6:30 pm!
  • BFUU SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE ISSUES A STATEMENT ON MANNING: THE “STANDING ON THE SIDE OF LOVE” RESOLUTION.
  • VIC SADOT UPDATED HIS MANNING SUPPORT SONG TO THE FEMININE AS REQUESTED. “COURAGE TO RESIST – FREE CHELSEA!” IS A FREE DOWNLOAD AT SoundCloud! USE IT TO FREE WAR CRIMES WHISTLE-BLOWER CHELSEA MANNING!
  • Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Color Purple”, released a Statement denouncing the 35 year sentence and praising Chelsea Manning’s humanism and bravery. ALICE WALKER STATEMENT ON MANNING

  • New 2015 Video Update: Courage To Resist – Free Chelsea Manning (4:52) at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel.  This video is an update from the original 2009 “Courage To Resist” video about war crimes whistle-blower Bradley Manning. This 2015 version is gender updated to show respect and support for Chelsea Manning. She received a 35 year prison sentence for exposing U.S. war crimes, including the “collateral murder” video of U.S. helicopter pilots attacking a group of Iraqi children, civilians, and professional journalists.“We stood with you as ‘Bradley’! We’re gonna stand with you as ‘Chelsea’ too!” – A line in the last verse of the new version of the song called “Courage To Resist” now posted at SoundCloud.com/BroadsideBalladeer

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COURAGE TO RESIST – FREE CHELSEA MANNING VERSION (4:47) – Free mp3 at SoundCloud by Broadside Balladeer! Use it to support war-crimes whistle-blower Chelsea Manning! Exposing war crimes is a duty, not a crime! Support the organization that stands with GI’s who grow in awareness and conscience and who stand for peace through justice while under military servitude! Berkeley-based singer-songwriter Vic Sadot is on vocals and acoustic guitar, and Eric Golub is on the evocative and moving viola. Sammy Fielding was the sound-engineer for all sessions at Robot Envy Studio.

Cynthia Papermaster joins VicSadot in singing his song, Courage To Resist, in support of Private Bradley Manning in San Francisco at Justin Herman Plaza as the crowd reacts to the announcement that war crimes whistle-blower Manning was given a 35 year sentence by the US military court. This rally was on 8-21-13. Photo by Peter Menchini

Cynthia Papermaster, with faithful “fellow traveler” and stalwart activist dog Jimminywinks, joins Vic Sadot in singing his song, Courage To Resist, in support of Private Bradley Manning in San Francisco at Justin Herman Plaza as the crowd reacts to the announcement that war crimes whistle-blower Manning was given a 35 year sentence by the US military court. This rally was on 8-21-13. Photo by Peter Menchini

Manning Legal Defense Led by David Coombs. Jeff Paterson of Courage To Resist organization is to the right of Coombs.

Manning Legal Defense Led by David Coombs. Jeff Paterson of Courage To Resist organization is to the right of Coombs.

As current Chair of the Social Justice Committee of the BFUU, I am pleased to make this public announcement that on September 1, 2013 The Social Justice Committee of The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists unanimously passed a resolution to remain resolute in support of Bradley Manning after he was unjustly sentenced to 35 years in prison for documenting war crimes as the law requires a soldier to do, and after publicly declaring that “she” is a woman and that she requests that we refer to “her” as Chelsea Manning.

It is clearly in the spirit and the meaning and the calling as described in “Our Unitarian Universalist Principles” that we declare this “Standing on the Side of Love” Resolution. It reads as such:

 “We stand by Chelsea Manning as a war-crimes whistle-blower who should be freed. Instead of prosecuting Manning, war criminals should be put on trial under the Nuremberg Principles. We also stand with Manning in her right to choose her gender.”

CNN reports on Manning statement made after his sentencing

The injustice of the saga of Chelsea Manning continues to confront all people of conscience and good will within the context of the larger system of oligarchy and militarism parading as “democracy” and being given constant cover by a criminally complicit corporate media. It is treasonous to engage in the cover up of crimes, in violations of the Constitution, and in the deliberate distortion of reality to suit the most cruel and cynical of motives to destroy and dominate people everywhere. It’s thuggery!

The movement in support of Bradley Manning understands this larger context and it is probably sophisticated enough to process the new challenges that Manning’s gender choice present. It is precisely because the movement for Social Justice in this country is a principled movement that it will remain stalwart and steadfast in support of Private Chelsea Manning.

On Oct 23, 2013 the Private Bradley Manning Support Network published the letter of support from famous author and social justice activist Alice Walker. Major General Jeffrey S. Buchanan has the power to reduce Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence to time served, as commander of the Military District of Washington. We need an outpouring of public support for Manning’s freedom to compel Maj. Gen. Buchanan to do the right thing.Hundreds have already written letters to Maj. Gen. Buchanan, explaining why Manning deserves clemency. Alice Walker is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple. Read the Alice Walker Statement in which she praises Manning’s humanism here!

SF-BMcontingent-2013-banner-Pride-our-whistle-blowerThe Bradley Manning Contingent 7-01-13 at San Francisco Pride Parade

This presented a challenge to me as a songwriter as well since my original “Courage To Resist” song was about Bradley and two other GI’s supported by the organization known as CourageToResist.org. I am pleased to announce that a new Chelsea version of the song has been recorded and posted as a free mp3 download at SoundCloud.com/BroadsideBalladeer

The San Diego Coalition To Free Manning issued a call for people to hit the streets and demonstrate their reaction to the draconian sentence of 35 years in prison given to army whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Along with the Obama regime's unprecedented war on whistleblowers and journalists, the revelations of illegal Unconstitutional spying on Americans in violation of the 4th Amendment right of the people to be secure in their houses and effects, people had much to say. Supporters of truth, justice & transparency rallied to speak out and raise awareness in San Diego.

The San Diego Coalition To Free Manning issued a call for people to hit the streets and demonstrate their reaction to the draconian sentence of 35 years in prison given to army whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Along with the Obama regime’s unprecedented war on whistle-blowers and journalists, the revelations of illegal Unconstitutional spying on Americans in violation of the 4th Amendment right of the people to be secure in their houses and effects, people were motivated to protest. Supporters of truth, justice & transparency rallied in many cities.