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Archive for September 20th, 2007

Kucinich: Bush Giving Iraq Oil to His Campaign Supporters

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on September 20th, 2007 11:20 am by HL

Kucinich: Privatization of Iraqi Oil—Spoils of War to Bush Ally?

Dennis KucinichWASHINGTON, D.C. (September 18, 2007) — Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is seeking answers in the Administration’s involvement in an Iraqi oil deal that appears to benefit a large Republican donor and ally of President Bush and Vice President Cheney.

The recent oil deal between the U.S.-based Hunt Oil Company and the Kurdistan Regional Government raises questions, since Hunt Oil, a privately held oil company based in Texas and its founder, Ray Hunt, have close ties to Vice President Cheney and are large donors to President Bush. The deal also appears to undercut the goal of oil revenue sharing but is predictably consistent with the Administration’s attempt to privatize Iraqi oil assets. Both Hunt Oil Company and Kurdistan are strong allies with the Bush Administration.

“As I have said for five years, this war is about oil. The Bush Administration desires private control of Iraqi oil, but we have no right to force Iraq to give up their oil. We have no right to set preconditions for Iraq which lead Iraq to giving up control of their oil. The Constitution of Iraq designates that the oil of Iraq is the property of all Iraqi people,” Kucinich said.

Dennis Kucinich Has Got Soul: Sings 16 Tons

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts), Videos on September 20th, 2007 11:15 am by HL

Dennis Kucinich was giving a speech the other day, in attendance was Jesse Jackson, and other black leaders. during his talk Dennis breaks into song. He’s got a pretty good voice too. have a listen

Big Bad Ron Paul

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts), Videos on September 20th, 2007 11:12 am by HL

Here’s a little ditty sung to the tune of “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean. It also gives you some info on the campaign of Ron Paul

Kucinich: Hillary, Obama, & Edwards on Wrong Page on Health Care

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts) on September 20th, 2007 11:06 am by HL

Clinton, Obama, Edwards on ‘the same page’ on health care reform, ‘the wrong page,’ says Kucinich

Dennis for President.com

D.C. – On the issue of health
care, the three leading candidates for the Democratic Presidential nomination are all on the same page: the wrong page, Democratic candidate and Ohio Congressman said today.

“There isn’t one iota’s difference between the plans put forward by Senator Clinton, Senator Obama, and former Senator Edwards because they all keep the for-profit health insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies in control of the health care ystem,” Kucinich said. “The only thing ‘universal’ about their plans is that they universally fail to address the real reason 47 million Americans are uninsured and another 50 million are under-insured: for-profit insurance companies get rich by gouging people and by not paying for health care.”

Kucinich is the co-author and co-sponsor of a bill (HR 676) that would establish a national, not-for-profit health insurance system that would guarantee coverage to all Americans, including medical, dental, vision, mental health, long term care, early child care, and preventative health services. Under the Kucinich plan, there would be no premiums, no deductibles, and no co-pays, and no denials of services. The legislation has been endorsed by the 14,000-member Physicians for a National Health Program, the California Nurses Association, labor union locals, and award-winning film-maker Michael Moore, whose “SiCKO” documentary is a scathing indictment of the for-profit health care industry in the U.S.

HL’s Take
If you want and end to the Iraq war, and universal single payer health insurance from a guy who is not bought and paid for by Corporations, vote for Kucinich. If you want the status quo, vote for any of the other candidates.

Pilot Who Flew 2 of The Planes That Crashed on 9/11, Doesn’t Believe Govt. Story

Posted in H.L. News, Videos on September 20th, 2007 9:23 am by HL

Russ Wittenberg was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, who became a civilian Captain with 30 years experience with Pan Am and United. Wittenberg flew 2 of the actual jets that crashed on 9/11. United’s flights 175, and 93. Wittenberg does not believe it is possible for amateures to pull off what the MSM and Bush alleges happened that day. If this guy who does not believe the story why should anyone. Check the video

RUSS WITTENBERG: “I flew the two actual aircraft which were involved in 9/11… Fight number 175 and Flight 93, the 757 that allegedly went down in Shanksville and Flight 175 is the aircraft that’s alleged to have hit the South Tower. I don’t believe it’s possible for… a so-called terrorist to train on a 172, then jump in a cockpit of a 757-767 class cockpit, and vertical navigate the aircraft, lateral navigate the aircraft, and fly the airplane at speeds exceeding it’s design limit speed by well over 100 knots, make high-speed high-banked turns,.. pulling probably 5, 6, 7 G’s… I couldn’t do it and I’m absolutely positive they couldn’t do it.”