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Medea Benjamin in Charlottesville on Friday, May 4th

Medea Benjamin will speak at Random Row Books in Charlottesville, Va. at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4th.

Random Row Books
315 West Main Street 
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Free. Open to the Public.

Medea Benjamin is cofounder of Global Exchange and of CodePink: Women for Peace.  She is the author of the new book "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control" and was an organizer of the Drone Summit held this past weekend in Washington, D.C. 

Benjamin was forcibly removed on Monday from a speech by White House Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan, who defended the use of drones to kill in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Yemen.

Medea asked him: "How many people are you willing to sacrifice? Why are you lying to the American people and not saying how many innocents have been killed? I speak out on behalf of Tariq Aziz, a 16-year-old in Pakistan, who was killed because he wanted to document the drone strikes. I speak out on behalf of Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, a 16-year-old born in Denver, killed in Yemen, just because his father was someone who we don’t like. I speak out on behalf of the Constitution, on behalf of the rule of law. I love the rule of law, I love my country, you are making us less safe by killing so many innocent people."

Benjamin was a guest last week on Talk Nation Radio

And on Democracy Now!

Associated Press: "Pakistan on Monday condemned a U.S. drone strike that killed three suspected Islamist militants in the northwest, the first since the country's parliament demanded that Washington end the attacks two weeks ago."

Domestic Drones Flying from Five Locations in Virginia, Sixty-Three in United States

Welcome home, war!

The FAA has released a list of drone certificates.  Drones are being flown by the military, by police forces, by drone companies, by universities, small towns, and counties.  (Read more at the link.)

Here in Virginia, Virginia Tech in Blacksburg has an active drone flying certificate.  VCU in Richmond has one that's listed as expired. The Marines in Quantico, the U.S. Army in Northern Virginia, and DARPA in Northern Virginia also fly drones, but nobody knows where in the U.S. they fly them.



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As  I said before, Every time OBAMA moves towards Fascism, War crimes, he opens the door to Racism.  Endless drone murders equals endless 9/11 blowback, a historical hint WHY counter terrorism exists to fight Western Fascists,  permanent wars, global Fascism.   PROSECUTE OBAMA, his enabers, PROSECUTE BUSH and their fascist enablers.

These Police enablers of Fascism would never see themselves as enablers of totalitarianism, and would never arrest War criminals, torturers, but would bloody the social movements AS THE POLICE HAVE DONE HISTORCALLY, ENFORCING CLASS/EMPIRE VIOLENCE.

Obama is a fascist tyrant, whose liberalism has degenerated into support for a new AXIS OF EVIL, AXIS OF FASCISM, GLOBAL FASCISM, where NATO HAS BECOME A FASCIST TOOL FOR WESTERN FASCISM.  The world's social masses must confront the reality, that all class parties, BETRAY, DEGENERATE into totalitarianism, hence the need to dismantle ALL CLASS PARTIES.  They must fire all class politicans who embrace fascist austerity, fascist Capitalsm, fascist Empire, global Fascism, the betrayal of the POPULAR WILL.    THE WORLD WILL REALIZE THAT IT IS ENSLAVING ITSELF, TO THE CHAINS OF CLASS HISTORY, TOTALITARIANISM, FASCISM, which will become a GLOBAL REVOLT between their fascist elites, WHO NO LONGER REPRESENT THE POPULAR WILL, INSTEAD GLOBAL TOTALITARIANISM. 

When that level of consciouss finally results in setting up social/green parties, world wide, thus dissolving class power, where social forces become independent, indivisible as social middle layer/middle classes, free from class hierarchies enslaving humanity.  Only then will you see an end to class history, Western Fascism.  That was the social agenda of the social Enlightenment until it too was betrayed with the establishment of a new enslaving class system, TODAY'S LATE/FASCIST CAPITALISM, with the same class deforming  hierarchies and  the same Patriarchal class mechanism.   That explains why Western Enlightenment has degenerated into GLOBAL WESTERN FASCISM.   All class parties have compromised endlessly with totalitarianism, class tyranny, hence all class parties are nothing but BETRAYING CLASS/EMPIRE MECHANISM that is now enabled by equal opportunity Fascists, the black face of Western , Empire , drone war crimes, and permanent WAR/FASCISM.

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