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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Sunday, May 21, 2006


Hands off Venezuela and Cuba!
Solidarity rallies took place in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne as part of a May 20 international day of solidarity with Venezuela and Cuba. The day was initiated by social justice and solidarity groups in the US opposed to their government’s aggression towards the two nations.

The 120-strong Sydney rally, jointly organised by the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network (AVSN) and the Australia Cuba Friendship Society, was addressed by John Sutton, assistant-secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, and NSW Greens parliamentarian Sylvia Hale. Read on....

What have I missed?

Well, I guess this what I missed.
'Cuban intelligence has effectively cloned itself inside Venezuelan intelligence,' Thomas A. Shannon, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, told editors and reporters at the Washington Times. Mr. Shannon was also concerned about the nature of the intelligence relationship that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wants with Iran. If this were not disconcerting enough, Venezuela is also providing shelter for organizations with ties to unspecified 'terrorist organizations in the Middle East.' Reports suggest that Hezbollah is one of those unspecified organizations."

And we all know what GW thinks of nations that harbor terrorists.


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