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>Now It’s Out: John McCain Is One Of The Evil Ones, Too

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Don

John McCain never saw an illegal war he didn’t like – or a crooked banker

(He was one of the “Keating Five” who aided one of the biggest scams of the Savings and Loan
crisis
 days.)

Just wind him up, pay him and he’ll say anything. Thus his proclamation that the
media-created Libyan “rebels” provided him one of the most inspiring days of
his life.

The problem with McCain is he doesn’t keep his stories straight as this video
that was passed around over 2 million times by BrasscheckTV viewers during
the 2008 election shows.

Video:

http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/325.html

– Brasscheck

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>Britain’s Brian Haw – A Courageous Fighter To End The Afghan and Iraq Occupation And Wars – Brian, We Applaud You

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The Life of Brian

As elections approach, Britain’s most visible activist maintains his stubborn vigil.

By DAWN STARIN

Brian Haw maintains his vigil outside the British Parliament in London. (Photo by: Chris Young/AFP/Getty Images)

Haw has been the target of many attempts to suppress a critical voice. Council chiefs, the police and the government have all tried and failed to evict him from this prime piece of real estate.

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LONDON—Britain will hold a general election on May 6, but one of the country’s most admired political figures will not be on a ballot. Instead, he’ll be sleeping under a tarpaulin on a grassy traffic island in London, adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, and living solely on handouts from the public.
This has been Brian Haw’s home—and headquarters—for nearly nine years. Haw began a peace campaign in June 2001 as a protest against Britain’s support for the United Nations sanctions in Iraq. He persists because of his contempt for his country’s foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A father of seven children and an evangelical Christian, Haw believes that he must do everything in his power to “try to save the children of Iraq and other countries who are dying because of my government’s unjust, amoral, money-driven policies.
“My neighbor’s kids are as precious as mine,” says the former carpenter, merchant navy deckhand and world-traveling independent missionary. The nearby Houses of Parliament have an air of exclusivity, elitism and isolation, and the massive statues of historical figures in Parliament Square lend the scene an air of solemnity.
In contrast, photos of war victims, hand-lettered signs and colorful flags that promote peace dominate his makeshift headquarters.http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/5867/the_life_of_brian/