> So, anyway, my question fro you all is: what would YOU like to see on
> the ‘hot issues’ page?
> Susan HogarthHere are some starter points.
The issues on your “taxes of evil” flyer.
Bush impeachment, although SG tells me they would like to but can’t
say anything because the weenie majority in Portland voted against it.
A real investigation into 9/11.
Iran, and other upcoming war/inasion/occupations.
The military-industrial complex and “USA World Police” as a concept.
Abusive, Corrupt, and Brutal Cops, the militarization of policing, and
the prison-industrial complex.
Corporate liability/personhood, and corporate-government partnerships.
Industrial hemp’s environmental uses.
Restoration of felon voting rights.
Patriot Act, Military Commissions Act, Total Information Awareness,
Rendition, Torture, Secret Prisons, Suspension of habeas Corpus,
Signing Statements, Warantless Wiretapping, etc.
Eminent domain abuse, especially on behalf of corporations.
Agricultural and petroleum company subsidies, along with mideast
intervention, and hemp prohibition as barriers to energy independence,
and causes of environmental destruction and war.
Federal transportation spending, and item above, as causes of
Regime interference in alternative medicine.
Occupational licensing as a barrier to small businesses starting.
Perverse incentives to keep health insurance tied to corporate
employment, also a barrier to small business formation.
The AMA medical cartel.
Fully Informed Juries.
Pollution by government, especially the military.
Racial profiling by police and Homeland Security.
Right to protest and petition; free speech zones.
Self defense rights, especially in high crime areas and for ex-felons.
Initiative and referendum.
Black box voting; paper trails; vote fraud.
Privacy rights, encryption.
Overboard corporate copyright abuse (We own McAnything!).
US Aid to foreign dictators.
Black collar crime/JAIL for judges.
Regime secrets and lies.
Prevention of private charity by FEMA after Katrina.
Forced disarmement and massive eminent domain abuse against intact
houses after Katrina.
The doctrine of preemptive/aggressive war.
US war crimes.
Depleted uranium and cover-up of health impacts.
War tax resistance and other forms of civil disobedience.
Civil asset forfeiture.
Vice squad rapists.
Narcotics squad dope dealers, and other corrupt pigs.
State vs, fed control of national guard; the idea of states
withdrawing national guard units from foreign wars.
Home schoolers rights.
The national debt and the bankers funny money cartel.
Not an exhaustive list, but it’s a start.
To Infinity And Beyond!
By Clay Bennett
Originally posted at paulie cannoli: leave the gun, take the cannoli