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Roundtable Discussion with Sgt.Zack Bazzi, and Deborah Scranton Director of “The War Tapes”

Posted in Latest Stories & Articles by H.L., Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 3:40 pm by HL

I have the first part of the Interview with Sgt. Zack Bazzi up, I will add the rest to it soon.

I went down to the Le Meridian Hotel in Beverly Hills today to meet Sgt. Zack Bazzi who was one of the main characters in “The War Tapes,” as well as the director of the film Deborah Scranton, There was a roundtable discussion of the film and the war with myself, and several journalists, Here is a transcript of the interview.

Q: What made you sign up for the service?

Bazzi: I joined at 18, which is probably the easiest enlistment for a recruiter. They give you a sales pitch, because infantry is the part of the army that they need the most recruits for. They try to gear you toward that. I just went up to the guy and said “Hey, I want to join the Infantry” (laughs)
I did it for several reasons; there are a lot of benefits to it. Education benefits but also for many implicit benefits like leadership, communications, and confidence. But I think the biggest reason is that I like it, it’s just my personality. It’s challenging, you do a lot of really cool things, that youth likes like you get to jump out of helicopters in whatever country… girls like you and….all that good stuff.

Q: The most difficult aspect of this for both of you was what?

Scranton: The most difficult aspect of this for me was hoping that they come home alive.

Read The Rest Of The Interview Here


8 G.I.’s Die in Baghdad, Most in a Day Since ’05

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 2:01 pm by HL

8 G.I.s Die in Baghdad, Most in a Day Since ’05

NY Times
Excerpt:
A G.I. with a side arm dispersed children Tuesday in Baghdad
after his armored vehicle ran into a ditch.

8 more U.S. soldiers dead in iraq“BAGHDAD, Oct. 3 — Eight United States soldiers were killed Monday in Baghdad, the United States military said, the most in the capital in a day since July 2005.

Monday’s loss also represented one of the highest nationwide death tolls for American troops in the past year. In late August, nine soldiers and a marine were killed in a day. But before that, the last time eight or more soldiers were killed in hostile action was last November.

“Obviously this was a tragic day, with eight killed in 24 hours,” said Lt. Col. Barry Johnson, a military spokesman.

The deadly day set back efforts by American and Iraqi troops to tame the sectarian violence that continues to besiege the capital. Since August, the military has made securing Baghdad a priority, pouring in additional troops and conducting neighborhood sweeps.

H.L.s Take:
I just got back from a meeting with Sgt. Zack Bazzi from the movie The War Tapes, several journalists were also at the round table discussion. I voice recorded it and will be posting the transcript. Zack had some very interesting opinions on whats going on in Iraq. I’ll have it up soon. Zack said that it is not the duty of the soldier to fight against an unjust war,
it is the duty of the people back home to do that. Thats what The Hollywood Liberal is all about. Every soldier that dies in this war is dying in an unjust war, and it needs to be stopped now.


Rep. Hypocrisy News of The Day (Pt. 1) Video: Fox Desperately Trying to Protect Con Perverts Keeps Calling Foley a Democrat

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts), Videos on October 4th, 2006 10:15 am by HL

They are really hitting bottom now.

Desperation creeps in at Fox news

H.Ls. Take
Fox news ratings are down 75% from their peak, thats because 75% of their viewers, even though they are republicans know what lying sacks of garbage that network is. Bill O’rielly is a pervert, he got caught just like foley. Fox is lips are fused to Bush’s ass so tightly they are even resorting to provable outright lies on air. Typical Republican Hypocrites


Republican Hypocrisy News of The Day (Part 2) All Hypocrisy (and anal boy rape) All The Time

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 10:07 am by HL

Third lawmaker says Hastert’s staff knew of Foley scandal before it went public

Raw Story
Excerpt:
Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-La., the congressman who sponsored the page at the heart of the furor, said Hastert “knew about the e-mails that we knew about,” including one in which Foley asked the page to send his picture. But he quickly backed off that comment, saying he discussed the e-mails with Hastert’s aides, not the speaker himself.

On the federal investigation into Foley’s communications with teenagers in the congressional page program, acting U.S. Attorney Jeff Taylor for the District of Columbia told Hill officials to “preserve all records” related to the matter, according to a Justice Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

H.L.s Take
Tomorrows Headlilnes: All Foley Records Accidentally Burned.

Republcian Congressmen Asked ABC not to Broadcast Emails

Buffalo News
Excerpt:
WASHINGTON A top aide to Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds last week approached ABC News to try to get its investigative unit to withhold sexually explicit instant messages that now-disgraced Rep. Mark Foley sent to teenage boys who worked as pages in the House.
Kirk Fordham, Reynolds’ chief of staff, acknowledged in an interview Tuesday that he approached ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross last Friday with an offer: Ross would get the exclusive story on Foley’s resignation from Congress in exchange for withholding those salacious instant messages.

H.L.s Take:
Even the MSM won’t cover The Republcans ass this time

House Pages Warned of Foley in 1995

Washington Post
Excerpt:
In 1995, male House pages were warned to steer clear of a freshman Republican from Florida, who was already learning the names of the teenagers, dashing off notes, letters and e-mails to them, and asking them to join him for ice cream, according to a former page

H.L. Take
So they knew about Foley for 11 Years and did nothing. They were protecting the Republcian right to have anal sex with young boys.


So Which is it Condi, Which one are you Lying About???

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 10:00 am by HL

She’s lying about something, which is it Condi.

Condi’s Conundrum
Is she lying about her pre-9/11 briefing warning of a terrorist attack?

Anit-war.com
Excerpt:
Don't ask meAs it turns out, however, there were
warnings – and plenty of them from foreign intelligence agencies and from within our
own government,
including one from the head of the CIA,
who was accompanied at his July 2001 meeting with Rice by another top CIA official,
Cofer Black,
cited by Woodward as saying:
“The only thing we didn’t do was pull the trigger to the gun we were holding
to her head.”
Rice, it seems to me, is the weak
link
in the chain of deception that holds the official narrative together:
you’ll remember her extreme
reluctance
to testify at the 9/11 Commission hearing, and her subsequent
revelation, when finally shamed into making an appearance, of a presidential daily briefing headlined “Bin Laden Determined to Attack in U.S.” And now this.

H.Ls. Take:
They are all a bunch of liars. Anyone who supports this administration is supporting a pack of liars thieves and perverts.


Cheating the machine / The perils of electronic voting go on display

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 9:50 am by HL

Get ready for the biggest vote fraud scandal ever this election day. The Republicans are counting on it as the only way to keep congress, and they will.

Cheating the machine / The perils of electronic voting go on display

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Excerpt:
The mechanism at issue seems innocuous, so much so that many people don’t take the threat seriously. After the debacle of the hanging chads and much else in the 2000 presidential election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act, which required states to replace the patchwork of old voting machines with modern computerized systems.

The remedy may yet prove more dangerous than the disease — and on Thursday Congress got a compelling demonstration of why.

Appearing before the House Administration Committee, Edward W. Felten, a professor of computer science and public affairs at Princeton University, showed how he could put a virus on an electronic voting machine — a Diebold AccuVote-TS — so that it would wrongly record votes. He said he purchased keys to the unit on the Internet.

H.L.s Take
The Help America Vote Act which I am sure many democrats voted for was typical Bush, name the bill the exact opposite of what it does. Its been 6 years since Al Gore won the Presidency, since then Dems have been cheated out of dozens elections, but ABSOLUTELY REFUSE to even mention it. I personally asked John Kerry about it and he said “We’ll have to look into it” but they haven’t. So expect the democrats to lose big again despite all the s**t that is going on with Iraq, and Republican pedophilia. Then the democrats will whine “who could have predicted massive voter fraud” as they lick Bush’s sack one more time.


Man Arrested For Telling Cheney Iraq War “Reprehensible”

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on October 4th, 2006 9:41 am by HL

Freedom of speech is no longer allowed, They are stripping the Bill of Rights one right at a time.

Arrest over Cheney barb triggers lawsuit

Rocky Mountain News
Excerpt:
Attorney David Lane said that on June 16, Steve Howards was walking his 7-year-old son to a piano practice, when he saw Cheney surrounded by a group of people in an outdoor mall area, shaking hands and posing for pictures with several people.

According to the lawsuit filed at U.S. District Court in Denver, Howards and his son walked to about two-to-three feet from where Cheney was standing, and said to the vice president, “I think your policies in Iraq are reprehensible,” or words to that effect, then walked on.

Ten minutes later, according to Howards’ lawsuit, he and his son were walking back through the same area, when they were approached by Secret Service agent Virgil D. “Gus” Reichle Jr., who asked Howards if he had “assaulted” the vice president. Howards denied doing so, but was nonetheless placed in handcuffs and taken to the Eagle County Jail.

H.L.s Take:
How dare you hurt Dick Cheneys feelings like that. Its not allowed you know. Cheney probably went home and cried for an hour after that “Assault”