Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Lee Fisher are reported by the press to be preparing to hold a series of debates in several Ohio cities, debates in which apparently only they will participate. To my knowledge no other candidates for the U.S. Senate seat for which they are running have been invited. Apparently we will face in this election the same corporate political duopoly as in the past.
NEWSWIRES--- NY/ THE LAST PHARAOH: MUBARAK AND THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF EGYPT IN THE OBAMA AGE WRITTEN BY EGYPTIAN/AMERICAN AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR AND LECTURER, ALADDIN ELAASAR, WHO WAS NOMINATED AS A CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN EGYPT IN 2005. THE LAST PHARAOH IS ALSO THE TITLE OF A FORTHCOMING HOLLYWOOD MEGA ACTION MOVIE STARRING WILL SMITH IN 2010.
ARAB & MUSLIM-AMERICANS ARE OUR BEST ASSETS TO WIN THE WAR ON TERROR
By Aladdin Elaasar
Many of us went up to Seattle to fight the FCC, knowing all along that the deck was stacked. They wanted to hand over a huge victory to the corporate police state: They wanted to allow anyone with enough riches to take control over all of the media they want. That means, they would have been able to control what we see, hear, learn, and think. And they had the votes to override the voices of millions of citizens who opposed the plan. ...Or so they thought.