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When War Games Go Live: ‘Staging’ a ‘Humanitarian War’ against ‘Southland’

Under an Imaginary UN Security Council Resolution 3003

By Prof. Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research

Military operations of this size and magnitude are never improvised. The war on Libya as well as the armed insurrection were planned months prior to the Arab protest movement… Libya, 19 March 2011. ‘No Fly Zone’ under UN Security Council Resolution 1973: A ‘Humanitarian War’ is Launched.

We were led to believe that the protest movement in Egypt and Tunisia had spread to Libya. The insurrection in Libya was presented as a spontaneous response to a wave of pro-democracy activism which had swept the Arab World. In turn, we were led to believe that “the international community” decided in response to these unfolding events, to “protect the lives of civilians” and refer the matter to the United Nations Security Council.

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Another Historic Bailout: Health Insurance Industry Defeats Public Will, Public Health

By Rady Ananda

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed the Senate on Christmas Eve, forever memorializing President Obama’s squeeze on tens of millions of poor Americans. In perfect Scrooge fashion, the bill mandates those who cannot afford health insurance to buy it.

The insurance industry exists solely on profits garnered by denying claims. A majority of US citizens rebuked the middleman plan, but Obama and the Democrats pushed to support another industry bailout at the expense of the public. Talk about class war.

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Healthcare Bill a $70 Billion Giveway to Insurance Industry

House Passes Landmark Healthcare Bill with Amendment Backed by Anti-Abortion Lawmakers

By Amy Goodman

The bill has been described as the biggest overhaul of the country’s healthcare system since the Medicare and Medicaid Act of 1965. Among those who voted no was Ohio Democrat Dennis Kucinich, a leading proponent of a single-payer, Medicare-for-all healthcare system. Reproductive rights took a hit Saturday night when the House also passed an amendment to establish limits on the funding of abortions within the new framework that would be established by the Affordable Health Care for America Act.

Guests:  Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Democratic Congress member from Ohio. He voted no on the healthcare bill that just passed the House. And Jane Hamsher, founder of Firedoglake blog.

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Rep. Dennis Kucinich on Health Care ‘Is this the best we can do?’

WASHINGTON – October 29 – Following a statement on the Floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today made the following statement about the latest House health care plan (and see 4-min video below on Ed Schultz Show):

“Is this the best we can do? Forcing people to buy private health insurance, guaranteeing at least $50 billion in new business for the insurance companies?

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Kucinich Questions Health Insurance Execs. on Denied Claims

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