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t r u t h o u t | 10.29

Joseph C. Wilson IV | Our 27 Months of Hell
Joseph Wilson, the diplomat whose wife's name was leaked by Bush administration officials, makes his case for feeling vindicated by Friday's indictment of the vice president's chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Wilson goes on to describe the, "two-year smear campaign orchestrated by senior officials in the Bush White House against my wife and me."

At Least 7 in Cabinet Knew of Plame's ID
At least seven Bush administration officials outside the CIA knew Valerie Plame was a CIA employee before the disclosure of her name in a column by Robert Novak in July 2003, according to the indictment Friday of I. Lewis ''Scooter'' Libby.

Three More US Soldiers Killed in Iraq
Insurgents used a land mine and a roadside bomb to kill three US Army soldiers and wound four on Saturday in attacks that brought to eight the number of American service members who have died in the last three days.

Al-Sistani Said to Weigh Pullout Demand
Iraq's top Shiite cleric is considering demanding a timetable for the withdrawal of US and foreign troops after a democratically elected government takes office next year. If the Americans and their coalition partners do not comply, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani would use peaceful means such as mass street protests to step up pressure for a pullout schedule.

Mexico Ratifies War Crimes Tribunal Treaty
Mexico became the 100th country to ratify the treaty founding the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal, which the United States has opposed.

Phillis Engelbert | How We Can and Must Make America Safer
Reflecting on the affects of 9/11 on both Bush's gain of power and America's war against Iraq, Phillis Engelbert discusses the need for the peace movement to define itself as an advocate for a safer America should another terrorist attack occur.

J. Sri Raman | Will India Ride Counter-Proliferation Waves?
First came the famous "nuclear deal" of July between India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President George W. Bush. Then came the Indian rulers' vote in September for the Bush-backed resolution in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Now comes the news of the possible next step: official India's proud participation in a hypocritical "counter-proliferation" Bush crusade that appears to several countries more like high-sea piracy.


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Honoring the Fallen - A Film By
Scott Galindez and Sari Gelzer
Exellent film - the "TAPS" piece at the end was very moving AND the player's peace sign at the end is PRICELESS!

HERE'S A SONG to be sung to BUSH CABAL - by a chorus of peace activists:

(to the melody of TAPS)

They have died
'Cause you lied
They have died 'cause you lied
They have died
They have died 'cause you lied
SHAME - you lied

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