READER COMMENTS ON
"Brad on The Ed Schultz Show"
(11 Responses so far...)
COMMENT #1 [Permalink]
said on 11/25/2005 @ 5:41 pm PT...
I think the problem is the "secret testing".. We have votes being counted in secret, machines being tested in secret, our vote is now secret in this country, and I don't understand how that can be allowed to happen.
The government illegally gave over the coining of money to the Federal Reserve (don't let the name fool ya, it's a PRIVATE bank), now they are going to illegally give away our voting accountability to private companies too.
That's ok though.. Just like France is burning, so will the U.S. once the upper 1% shit on enough of us, allowed to do so with rigged elections and other "state secrets" that the citizenry that make up this country, whom the government is ACCOUTNABLE to, are precluded from being involved in.
I still think it's amazing that in the 50s people thought the Constitution and Bill of Rights (when they didn't know what they were reading) were "too subversive".. It's -amazing- to me that a country that is meant to be progressive, meant to assure it's citizens are never slaves to those in power, has people living in it that have no clue where they are, or how they got there.. to let this government get a pass on lying to us, cheating us, killing us, all for profits and greed and corrupted power.. -amazing-.. and disgusting.
COMMENT #2 [Permalink]
said on 11/25/2005 @ 6:22 pm PT...
Nice work, Brad!
This is significant for several reasons. Firstly, Schulz is considered "legit" and "influential" by the mainstream dems. And he has banged the election fraud drum a few times. So to continue to bring this up on the well-syndicated show with it's big market share is a coup and a big step, I believe, in the right direction.
Anyone who hasn't signed my petition urging Sen. Boxer to address election fraud, please do so! It is up and now running smoothly with no racist troll comments or anything... feel free to forward the link to your lists!
COMMENT #3 [Permalink]
said on 11/25/2005 @ 6:41 pm PT...
Good job on Tony's show.
Your petition is still "unsupported".
COMMENT #4 [Permalink]
said on 11/26/2005 @ 7:09 am PT...
Thanks for making the heroic efforts, Brad - hope you had time for some feasting and chilling with loved ones
COMMENT #5 [Permalink]
said on 11/26/2005 @ 11:13 pm PT...
Trying much to fit some in...and it kills me!
COMMENT #6 [Permalink]
said on 11/27/2005 @ 1:21 am PT...
My name is Tank, the man behind the sound at the Ed Schultz show. Great job Friday when Tony was hosting! Keep fighting for what we all believe in! It is going to take people like you, helping to lead the effort, to take our country back. I've enjoyed your blog and we appreciate your support of Ed's show! We will win this battle at the front lines if we keep working hard!
Best wishes for a great Holiday season,
COMMENT #7 [Permalink]
said on 11/27/2005 @ 10:13 pm PT...
Yes, eloquent as ever, avoiding acusations, and very careful what you do say, this is the best way. As a regular listener of Big Eddie, with all he covers I have never heard him address election fraud and would love to. He does have mainstream dems on a lot (Kerry for example). Wonder if they would cancel if he did address it. Good to hear from you too Tank.
You brought up a well conceived thought I had not heard yet - the way this is eroding voter confidence and this impacts turnout.
COMMENT #8 [Permalink]
said on 11/27/2005 @ 11:23 pm PT...
Thanks for the nice comment, Tank! I look forward to coming back any time you guys need a trouble-maker! Always happy to help!
COMMENT #9 [Permalink]
said on 12/6/2005 @ 5:22 am PT...
COMMENT #10 [Permalink]
said on 2/6/2006 @ 8:41 pm PT...
i have actualy done something to try to create change and awareness. i contacted the dnc and dean's and other sites to begin DOING something - the "grass roots" we hear so often - i have NOT gotten ONE response and dean's web site is not functioning.
yeah they want money - but it also takes warm and dedicated bodies to get things done. i offered to even quit my practice as a therapist to devote my time - for free - to change and truth. NO ONE answered me! THIS is the problem - no one really cares enough in the upper echelon to actually DO something - there IS NO PLAN. one would think to grab me up in a heart beat with all i want to dedicate and have to offer...for free. but i guess this is the real problem... dems do not care. money they want - but what about people to make it work - isn't that what the message is all about - "stop complaining and DO something!" well, I DID and they don't care or don't know what to do about it.
COMMENT #11 [Permalink]
said on 2/22/2006 @ 1:29 pm PT...
Clinton Defends China Satellite Waiver
White House delivers papers to Congress in support of the deal
WASHINGTON (May 22) --- President Bill Clinton on Friday defended a controversial satellite deal with China, even as White House officials delivered documents to the House International Relations Committee about the arrangement.
The president said the deal to launch U.S. satellites on rockets owned by other nations was "correct" and "based on what I thought was in the national interest and supportive of our national security."
"There was absolutely nothing done to transfer any technology inappropriately to the Chinese as a result of this decision," Clinton said. "I believe it was in the national interest and I can assure you it was handled in the routine course of business, consistent with the 10-year-old policy."
The White House backed up that claim by releasing about 400 pages of declassified documents claiming the presidential waiver was consistent with U.S. policy and had been recommended by the president's national security adviser, the State Department and the Pentagon.
White House legislative liaison Mara Rudman, accompanied by at least one White House lawyer, delivered the documents to the House International Relations Committee Friday morning. Rudman was carrying two folders of papers as she arrived at the committee office, but made no comment.
Congressional critics, both Democrats and Republicans, say the Chinese may have had access to sophisticated U.S. satellite and missile technology during an investigation into a failed launch attempt on a Chinese rocket in 1996.
And Republicans have accused Clinton of jeopardizing national security by granting the waiver to please a high-dollar Democratic donor.
A spokesman told CNN the committee does not expect the papers to include a pivotal document from the Defense Department, purportedly linking a possibly illegal transfer of technology with a cooperative investigation among China and two American defense contractors, Loral Space and Communications and Hughes Electronics.
Rep. Ben Gilman (R-N.Y.) hinted the documents may not be as exculpatory as the White House indicated. "Let me just say that some of the documents do raise troubling questions that will have to be pursued," Gilman said. "They make clear that the president was informed that Loral may have contributed technology to China's ballistic missile program before he decided to grant Loral a waiver on February 18th of this year to permit them to export yet another satellite to China."
But how much do we really know?
It's a fact Loral Space and Communications hired the Chinese to launch one of their satellites two years ago because Chinese rocket launches are relatively cheap. Technically, that is an export of a U.S. satellite to China.
But Loral says the Chinese never got their hands on the satellite itself. And Pentagon officials confirm sensitive technology was encased in a metal "black box" and watched over from factory to launch pad by Department of Defense employees.
There has been bipartisan support for such launches. President Ronald Reagan first initiated the policy 10 years ago. And President George Bush approved nine while Clinton has approved 11, according to the Congressional Research Service.
But concerns have heated up. To launch satellites, China used "Long March" boosters, the same ones they use for intercontinental nuclear missiles, some said to be aimed at U.S. cities.
They weren't very good. The one carrying Loral's satellite blew up 30 seconds after launch on Feb. 15, 1996, costing Loral's insurance companies about $200 million.
Afterward Loral admits it gave the Chinese a written report about the cause of the rocket failure, without official clearance. A Pentagon office concluded in a still-secret report that "United States national security has been harmed," according to government officials. And Loral confirms it is now under investigation by a federal grand jury as a result.
And one House International Relations Committee source, speaking to CNN on background, said the committee plans to focus its investigation on this cooperation.
Loral's chairman Bernard Schwartz denies Loral did anything illegal. In its own defense, Loral says Chinese engineers found the problem --- the rocket failure was caused by bad solder joints --- without Loral's help. And they say "no 'secret' or 'classified' information was ever discussed with the Chinese or included in any reports provided to the Chinese."
Privately, Pentagon officials minimize the affair. One told CNN that the alleged harm to national security was "not significant or substantial ... about a one or two on a scale of ten."
CNN's Brooks Jackson and Paul Courson contributed to this report.