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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Jill Stein Tweets

Jill Stein Tweets

Jill Stein is seeking the Green Party's presidential nomination.



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Beautiful day for petitioning in Chicago for for President on the Green Party ticket
 
 
 
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    US government agencies are now warning that if current trends continue, sea levels may rise 9ft by 2050. No more “all of the above” energy.
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    The politics of fear has given us everything we were afraid of. We need the courage to vote for the values we truly believe in.
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    Cancelar deportaciones y redadas de personas indocumentadas que respetan la ley.
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    what is in your tax returns, , and why you are not releasing them though able to even during audit?
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    Clinton and Trump espouse a politics of fear--whether foreign policy, immigration, or otherwise. Fear got us here; fear will not solve this.
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    Generational justice is not just about climate change and abolishing student debt, but also means addressing historical injustices.
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  • :فيديو: هو هو نوري المالكي والله انجلطك قيس الخزعلي اكبر قنذر هوهو حنان الوسخة نوري المالكي اليوم انجلطك







  • :فيديو :غراب مجلس النواب عباس البياتي داخل السياره والمتضاهريين يحاصروووه












    Moqtada al-Sadr's protesters live chiefly in Basra (they didn't come into Baghdad today) and in the Sadr section (usually called "slum") of Baghdad.  That last group has been protesting in Baghdad, outside the Green Zone, on his orders.

    They made it into the Green Zone.




    Protests Update: Everything You Need To Know About The Civil Unrest In Baghdad’s Green Zone











    Everything you need to know?


    Not really.


    Tear gas was fired.

    After.

    After the protesters were inside the Green Zone and had stormed the Parliament.


    After they had stormed the Green Zone and made it into the Parliament.

    After.

    There's a point here, if anyone's paying attention.


    In all the years of the Green Zone, it was only almost stormed once and that was shortly after Nouri al-Maliki became prime minister in 2006.

    People were shot.

    People were shot dead.

    Immediately after, the 'Bremer walls' went up.


    Moqtada al-Sadr's protesters made it into the Green Zone today.


    Not because they're particularly smart.

    Certainly not because they have super powers.

    Clearly because either orders weren't followed regarding what to do when people attempt to breach the Green Zone or because there was a stand down order allowing them to seize the Green Zone.



    What happened?

    That emerged days later.  From the May 7th snapshot:


    Where are Motqada's zombies now?
    Better question: Where is the Shi'ite cleric and movement leader?
    Loveday Morris (WASHINGTON POST) reports:



    The Iraqi rumor mill swirled into action, with some politicians speculating he was summoned by a furious Tehran.
    "I think they are angry, maybe they blame him for what happened," Abdul Razzaq said.
    Five days later, he has still not returned, and before his departure, he had announced a two-month spiritual retreat. His supporters have remained stoic.


    And, in an aside, Morris also revealed who helped Moqtada's supporters breach the Green Zone:


    Abadi was already seen as a weak leader, and Sadr's actions have undermined him further, with members of parliament incensed by the breach of their fortified inner sanctum.
    As he attempts to regain control, and credibility, he has pledged to prevent another breach and fired the head of Green Zone security, who kissed Sadr's hand as the cleric entered the area in March.




    The difference between that earlier April day and today?

    Heads rolled in Baghdad over the heavy petting between security and Moqtada.

    This time, security wasn't going to just smile and waive as the Green Zone was breached.

    Kareem Raheem and Stephen Kaplin (REUTERS) report today, "Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters who stormed into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Friday and entered the cabinet building, drawing calls for revolt from a powerful Shi'ite Muslim cleric."

    AL ARABIYA NEWS adds:


    Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr expressed support for protesters who stormed into Baghdad's Green Zone on Friday and condemned security forces' use of force against them.
    "I respect your choice and your peaceful spontaneous revolt," Sadr said in a statement. "Curse the government that kills its children in cold blood."


    Kills in cold blood?


    Suddenly Moqtada's concerned about protesters being killed?

    Didn't raise a peep when they were Sunnis and were killed.

    And they were killed.

    One infamous example?

    The April 23, 2013 massacre of a sit-in in Hawija which resulted from  Nouri's federal forces storming in.  Alsumaria noted Kirkuk's Department of Health (Hawija is in Kirkuk)  announced 50 activists have died and 110 were injured in the assault.   AFP reported the death toll eventually (as some wounded died) rose to 53 dead.   UNICEF noted that the dead included 8 children (twelve more were injured).


    Not a peep from Moqtada al-Sadr.

    Again, the Shi'ite cleric didn't object to the slaughter of Sunnis.


    But today?

    He's denouncing "the government that kills its children in cold blood."

    Thing is, there are no confirmed deaths.


    XINHUA notes, "The breach of the restricted district left at least 120 people wounded, including many security members, by the live bullets and tear gas used by the security forces to disperse the protesters, a security source told Xinhua, citing latest reports."

    Loveday Morris and Mustafa Salim (WASHINGTON POST) report, "Hospital officials said at least 617 people were injured, largely from inhaling tear gas. They did not report any deaths or injuries from gunfire."



    THE IRISH TIMES notes people injured but as to claims of deaths?  "Authorities could not immediately verify reports of several deaths."


    Haydar Hadi, Servet Gunerigok and Fatjon Prroni (ANADOLU AGENCY) cover the storming of the Green Zone but find no deaths: "Interior Ministry sources told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to restrictions of speaking to the media that 21 people were injured in brawls between protesters and security forces."

    THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH offers:

    A reporter at the scene saw several protesters badly injured and one who was shot in the head.
    Ambulances weaved through the crowd to ferry away those hurt, and h ospital and police officials said five protesters were seriously injured.


    Only Michael Weiss (DAILY BEAST) offers hearing of deaths (from media reports).  There have been no confirmed deaths reported.

    Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) offers:

    It’s Friday, it’s Iraq, and there’s still no vote on the cabinet nominated over a month ago. That means mass protests, and as with recent weeks, the rallies centered around the walled-off Green Zone, with many protesters forcing their way in, and some said to enter the prime minister’s office.


    I've read over 70 reports in English and in Arabic.

    The Cabinet isn't an issue.

    Government corruption, a government not serving the people, etc.

    That's what the protesters mention.

    Not the Cabinet.

    The Cabinet was Moqtada's issue.

    Moqtada wasn't in the Green Zone.

    Moqtada doesn't not even appear to be in Iraq.

    He appears to be in Tehran still.

    And we warned about this.

    About how what hurts Moqtada is if his followers get hurt and he's not there with them.

    So his followers launched a demonstration that he's denying having ordered, they got hurt and he's safe in Tehran?


    Merrit Kennedy (NPR) explains, "News photos showed shocked-looking demonstrators carrying wounded colleagues out of the melee."

    They were unprepared and they were leaderless.

    That's how a backlash can start.



    Lastly, the US Defense Dept today announced:


    Strikes in Iraq
    Bomber, attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 15 strikes in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of Iraq’s government:

    -- Near Baghdadi, a strike destroyed an ISIL mortar position.

    -- Near Albu Hayat, a strike destroyed an ISIL vehicle bomb and an ISIL front-end loader.

    -- Near Rutbah, a strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting position and an ISIL heavy machine gun.

    -- Near Fallujah, a strike destroyed two ISIL fighting positions and two ISIL heavy machine guns.

    -- Near Kisik, a strike destroyed four ISIL tunnel systems.

    -- Near Mosul, five strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed seven ISIL assembly areas, four ISIL vehicles, an ISIL fighting position, and 26 ISIL rocket rails.

    -- Near Qayyarah, a strike destroyed four ISIL tunnels.

    -- Near Sinjar, a strike destroyed an ISIL fighting position and an ISIL heavy machine gun.

    -- Near Sultan Abdallah, two strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL rocket rail, an ISIL weapons cache, and an ISIL rocket launcher.

    -- Near Tal Afar, a strike destroyed two ISIL bed down locations and an ISIL weapons cache.

    Task force officials define a strike as one or more kinetic events that occur in roughly the same geographic location to produce a single, sometimes cumulative, effect. Therefore, officials explained, a single aircraft delivering a single weapon against a lone ISIL vehicle is one strike, but so is multiple aircraft delivering dozens of weapons against buildings, vehicles and weapon systems in a compound, for example, having the cumulative effect of making those targets harder or impossible for ISIL to use. Accordingly, officials said, they do not report the number or type of aircraft employed in a strike, the number of munitions dropped in each strike, or the number of individual munition impact points against a target.





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    Vengeance is not justice

    Vengeance is not justice


    "To go back is to get back."

    Those words of wisdom came via Jane Wagner and Lily Tomlin on one of the nineties animated Edith Ann specials for ABC.

    Even children can grasp that, so why can't adults?

    Better question, why do journalists act so irresponsibly?

    No one's saying don't report the truth.

    No one's saying report only happy news.

    But I am saying stop pushing vengeance.

    There's a world of difference between justice and vengeance as we've been pointing out here over and over (and repeatedly in the last weeks).

    Even CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR carries that message.

    So why do supposedly responsible and adult journalists work overtime to pimp vengeance?

    Even when the people supposedly thirst for vengeance aren't saying that themselves?

    A bit like THE NEW YORK TIMES' ridiculous article insisting that Donald Trump had offended an ex-girlfriend when nothing in the story supported that -- and she went on to insist that they had editorialized her feelings and expressed attitudes that she never expressed or felt.

    We see it all the time with Iraq.

    If you're not a Shi'ite group, the easiest way to get coverage is to express a desire for vengeance.

    It's what's fueled the Yazidi coverage after all (that and the right wing p.r. firm using the group to promote further war in Iraq).

    It's what fueled the coverage of a group of female fighters in Iraq.

    Right now, it's attempting to relaunch the Get Saddam Hussein's Daughter story.

    Of course, where there is a vengeance tale, you can usually find THE JERUSALEM POST, right?

    Of course.

    Yesterday's snapshot dealt with the nonsense of Ibrahim al-Jaafari's demand that Jordan turn Raghad Saddam Hussein al-Majid.

    Visitors e-mailing the public account include some wise souls grasping that Iraq does not need to feed this never ending vengeance cycle.  Some also grasp that there's a world of difference between accusing someone of something and proving that they committed some crime.

    For those playing catch up, this is the eldest daughter of Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq.  The kingdom of Jordan granted her asylum.

    Ibrahim al-Jaafari is in a tizzy insisting Jordan must return her to Iraq.

    Wonder what form of a tizzy he'd be in if Ahmed Chalabi was still alive since one of the leaders Chalabi would imply he had evidence of corruption on was Ibrahim.

    (Calm down, Ibrahim, charges and accusations are not proof.)

    She left (this time) in 2003.

    The issue is settled by both Arabic and Islamic law and has been for years.

    Yet since 2006, the Iraqi government (sometimes prodded by the US government, sometimes pushed) will repeatedly insist this woman must be returned to Iraq.

    The country will never go forward with this nonsense.

    It's also true that those calling for her return are usually those accused of corruption and theft of Iraqi fortunes.

    It's a nice red cape to wave in front of the masses, hoping to incite them and keep them from focusing on your own thefts.

    Iraq does not need the press helping to fuel more cycles of vengeance.

    So when you're reporting on this nonsense, you can stop trying to couch things with INTERPOL, for example.  All INTERPOL did was post Iraq's arrest warrant -- which is not even an INTERPOL arrest warrant.

    You can also note that charges are not proof of guilt and, most important, you can note the destructive nature of cycles of vengeance.

    If these cycles would be called out, those preaching them would look as ridiculous as they should.

    THE JERUSALEM POST has a similar hostage/victim mentality as the Shi'ites who were in exile until the US invaded Iraq in 2003 and then, 'big, brave' men,  they rushed back into Iraq and became 'leaders.'

    That outlet pimps retribution and endless violence as well.


    Just as justice and vengeance are not the same thing, accountability and vengeance are not the same thing either.


    Bully Boy Bush is out of the White House and condemned to life life as a disgrace until he dies.

    That's not justice but it's accountability.

    And if you notice, in the US, those who still are obsessed with Bully Boy Bush are those who tend to pretend to be obsessed.

    They're so outraged, they insist, by the Iraq War.

    The Iraq War that they ignore.

    The Iraq War that they don't call out.

    But, hey, it's an election year, so let's use Bully Boy Bush yet again in the hopes that it will scare up some votes.

    A lot of people who cry for vengeance have ulterior reasons for making that call.

    Accountability?

    That's if Bully Boy Bush crawls out from his hole or if someone who supported the illegal war tries to run for public office -- yes, we mean Hillary.



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  • after voting to send me to Iraq and then made more money for 10 minutes speaking than I did in a year
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  • When she sent 67 Soldiers to their Deaths
    Hillary Clinton's business opportunity in Iraq
    #Hillary2016's "mistake" sent 67 sons and daughters of #Kentucky to their deaths in Iraq. She got rich. #KYPrimary
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    As a USAF mom, when he voted for the Iraq war! Oh wait...
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  • Hey Hillary, your vote for the Iraq War led to the deaths of 4,487 American soldiers. You're unfit as a human being.
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    Iraq snapshot

    Iraq snapshot

    Thurdsay, May 19, 2016.  Chaos and violence continue, Haider al-Abadi's failures continue, the IMF gets its hooks in Iraq, corruption continues with vengeance used as a distraction, and much more.



    Today, the US Defense Dept announced:

    Strikes in Iraq
    Fighter and remotely piloted aircraft and rocket artillery conducted 14 strikes in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of Iraq’s government:

    -- Near Baghdadi, a strike destroyed an ISIL vehicle.

    -- Near Albu Hayat, two strikes destroyed an ISIL vehicle bomb and an ISIL front-end loader.

    -- Near Fallujah, a strike struck an ISIL tactical unit.

    -- Near Haditha, a strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting position.

    -- Near Kisik, three strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting position and an ISIL assembly area.

    -- Near Mosul, two strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed three ISIL assembly areas and an ISIL vehicle.

    -- Near Qayyarah, two strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL vehicle, two ISIL mortar systems and an ISIL mortar position.

    -- Near Sultan Abdallah, a strike struck an ISIL weapons cache.

    -- Near Tal Afar, a strike struck a large ISIL tactical unit; destroyed five ISIL assembly areas, two ISIL command and control nodes, two ISIL bed-down locations, six ISIL supply caches and an ISIL staging area; and damaged an ISIL oil tanker.


    Task force officials define a strike as one or more kinetic events that occur in roughly the same geographic location to produce a single, sometimes cumulative, effect. Therefore, officials explained, a single aircraft delivering a single weapon against a lone ISIL vehicle is one strike, but so is multiple aircraft delivering dozens of weapons against buildings, vehicles and weapon systems in a compound, for example, having the cumulative effect of making those targets harder or impossible for ISIL to use. Accordingly, officials said, they do not report the number or type of aircraft employed in a strike, the number of munitions dropped in each strike, or the number of individual munition impact points against a target.



    Today, the US destroys Iraq with bombings, for years it has destroyed Iraq by installing 'leaders.'

    Shi'ites who were too chicken to fight for Iraq, fled it and returned after the US-led invasion.

    These cowards -- and all their pathetic, deep-rooted fears -- were installed as 'leaders.'

    And they've destroyed the country with their petty nonsense and their night time terrors.

    Take the pathetic Ibrahim al-Jaafari.

    Today, he's the Minister of Foreign Affairs. His other positions since 2003 would include prime minister of Iraq.


    Since 2003 because the Shi'ite fled Iraq in 1980.  First he ran to Iran and spent nearly a decade there only to move on to London in 1989.

    But when it was safe to come back to Iraq, the coward did and wanted to be a leader because what says "leader" more than fleeing while wetting your pants?


    Today, Ibrahim's in the news for demanding Jordan turn Raghad Saddam Hussein al-Majid over to Iraq.

    Who?

    She's the eldest daughter of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

    Hussein was overthrown in the 2003 US-led invasion and later executed (December 30, 2006).

    And his oldest daughter?

    ASHARQ AL-AWSAT reported in 2010:

    Raghad Saddam Hussein, the eldest daughter of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein fled to Jordan on two separate occasions in her life. Raghad Hussein first fled to Jordan in 1995 along with her husband Hussein Kamel al-Majid who defected from Iraq along with Rana Saddam Hussein and her husband Saddam Kamel al-Majid. Raghad Hussein fled to Jordan for a second time in 2003 following the US invasion of Iraq and the collapse of her father’s regime. Raghad Hussein fled in fear of punishment; in 1995 she fled in order to save her husband’s life from her brother Uday, while in 2003 she fled in fear of the Iraqi people taking revenge against her father by attacking her. Raghad Hussein fled to Amman, where she was placed under the protection of the Jordanian monarch. In 1995, Jordanian King Hussein treated Raghad and Rana Hussein as his own two daughters, and they lived with the Jordanian royals in the royal palace. Whilst in 2003, King Abdullah placed Raghad Hussein under his protection as his guest.

    In 2007, INTERPOL issued a Red Notice (which many in the press falsely called an arrest warrant) but BBC NEWS noted the Red Notice "does not legally oblige Jordan or any other country to act."


    Not only that but Arabic and Islamic law are both on Raghad's side -- a detail often overlooked by the press.

    In 2006, Nouri al-Maliki repeatedly accused of her funding the insurgency and, years later, the Iraqi government began insisting that she was funding the Islamic State.

    Over ten years of accusations and nothing to show for it but high drama.


    THE JERUSALEM POST notes, "In a statement released Wednesday following a meeting between the Jordanian consul in the city of Irbil and senior Iraqi officials, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said: 'Iraq asked Jordan to coordinate the extradition of people residing in its territory who are wanted by the Iraqi judicial system'."

    Nothing's ever been proven regarding Raghad Hussein and she's a guest of the King of Jordan who, following Arabic and Islamic law, is under no legal obligation to hand her over to Iraq.

    This blood lust for vengeance is why Iraq cannot move forward.


    Mohammad Tayseer and Dana Khraiche (BLOOMBERG NEWS) report, "Iraq has reached a $5.4 billion, three-year loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund to help OPEC’s second-biggest producer repair public finances damaged by the plunge in oil prices and war with Islamic State militants."


    The revenge fantasies, where the daughter of Saddam Hussein must be captured and flogged in the streets of Baghdad?

    They are raw meat tossed to the masses to distract them from the ongoing corruption in Iraq.

    Billions of dollars have disappeared from the country's coffers as a result of corrupt politicians and officials.

    Rather than fretting over the daughter of Saddam Hussein, they might ask how Nouri al-Maliki's son ended up with all those sports cars and residences outside of Iraq.

    Where did that money come from?

    How did Nouri's two terms as prime minister of Iraq leave him such a wealthy man?

    Those are questions that need to be asked.

    The Iraqi people live in squalor.

    They have no dependable public services.

    Baghdad floods in the raining season -- water up to the knees in some sections (including Sadr City) and that's due to the crumbling public infrastructure.

    The corruption is not a secret.

    There have been US Congressional hearings on the topic going back to the years when Bully Boy Bush occupied the White House.

    Billions have been stolen.

    And now the IMF is getting their hooks into Iraq.

    THE JORDAN TIMES reports:


    The IMF $5.4 billion loan to Iraq will have an annual interest rate of 1.5 per cent, Iraq's Central Bank Governor Ali Al Alak said at a press conference, following a week of talks with IMF officials in Jordan, Reuters reported.  
    The IMF deal will allow Iraq to secure additional financial aid of around $15 billion over the next three years, including securing international bonds, according to [Iraq's Finance Minister Hoshiyar] Zebari.


    At this late stage, who's still pretending that the IMF helps out countries in trouble?


    After Argentina, who still believes that lie?

    In 2004, Antonia Juhasz explained:


    Protests against the policies of the IMF have occurred in every corner of the world for decades. Zimbabwe has been host to some of the most powerful and persuasive due to the appalling record of the IMF in that country. The IMF took a devastated economy and made it far worse – with the vast majority of the burden falling on the poorest members of society.
    An IMF-sponsored study of its policies in Zimbabwe concluded that it "radically underestimated the social consequences," of its policies and that the "social hardship was avoidably severe because of poor program design." In other words, the IMF is to blame for the deadly impacts of its policies in Zimbabwe.
    Sadly, this outcome is not unique. Rather, it represents the constant thread through IMF giving: conditions placed on receipt of loans are designed in virtual apathy to anything other than strict neoliberal measures of financial growth. Cookie-cutter approaches are applied to revamp economies such that a small sector of society (often not even residing within the recipient country) reap enormous gain, while the majority is expected to wait for its benefits to "trickle down" to them. Rarely, if ever, do these trickle down effects occur, leaving the majority – particularly the most vulnerable in society, in markedly worse conditions than before the Fund arrived.
    Several studies of IMF and World Bank structural adjustment programs have actually found that the longer a country succumbs to these programs, the more indebted the country is likely to become



    So it's bad enough that Iraqi officials and politicians have been stealing the country blind, now they've just sold the future of Iraq -- for a few coins.

    It's just more failure from Haider al-Abadi.

    One in a long list of failures.

    Haider?

    US President Barack Obama picked Haider to replace Nouri al-Maliki as prime minister back in the second half of 2014.

    Haider has a lot of people will to lie for him in the press.

    They pretend he's accomplished something.

    He hasn't accomplished a damn thing.

    Iraq's problems from before he became prime minister remain.

    That's the never ending political crisis, that's the Islamic State controlling Mosul.


    On the former, Ali Maouri (AL-MONITOR) reviews the three suggestions for leading Iraq out of its current and ongoing political crisis:

    1. The formation of a national "salvation" government. Former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi made this suggestion in an interview with Asharq al-Awsat newspaper on May 13. Under this proposal, the government would work on getting things back on track within two years, during which it would focus on two main tasks: to defeat the Islamic State (IS) and create a political climate that helps eliminate IS completely, including national reconciliation and addressing the issue of the displaced and fortifying liberated areas, and to pass a new election law and replace the electoral commission to ensure that the next elections are fair. This option seems ideal, but it requires a radical change for which political parties do not seem to be ready. Allawi recognized this problem when reactions to this proposal were unenthusiastic.
    2. The formation of a technocratic government. A proposal for this solution came from Sadrist movement leader Muqtada al-Sadr in February, when he called for the cabinet to include independent figures, disregarding the sectarian quotas that prevent the government from performing its tasks. Sadr played all of his cards to get this proposal passed, including demonstrations, sit-ins and the storming of the Green Zone on April 30. Yet he did not succeed, and was forced to withdraw from political life for two months, he said in an April 30 news conference. Iran's Tasnim News Agency, which is close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, reported May 4 that Sadr is in Iran and intends to spend the waiting period there. Right now, the technocratic government is not an option.
    3. The dissolution of parliament and holding of early elections. A number of parliament members, including Jabouri and Jawad Bolani, head of the economy and investment parliamentary committee, demanded as much on April 6. Jabouri called for the signing of a petition to dissolve the parliament and hold early elections, parliament spokesman Emad al-Khafaji said in April. The biggest challenge, however, is that most of Iraq's Sunni areas are under IS control, preventing elections from being held there. Given the vulnerable sectarian situation in Iraq, it would be dangerous for elections to exclude key components.
     


    More and more, it's becoming obvious that Haider can't govern.


    Last month's storming of the Green Zone and the Parliament appears to have shaken the lethargy of some Iraqi politicians and observers and the consensus pretense that Haider is solving anything has faded.


    Ma'ad Fayad (ASHARQ AL-AWSAT) reports:

    Former Iraqi Speaker and Vice President Osama al-Nujaifi blamed the head of parliament and cabinet for breaking into the parliament. Al-Nujaifi added that it is not a taboo to discuss the change of prime minister.
    With respect to the security situation in Iraq, al-Nujaifi said this is the most dangerous stage of Iraq’s history. Al-Nujaifi discussed many other issues in his exclusive interview with Asharq Al-Awsat.
    Al Nujaifi believed that there isn’t a state in Iraq in its conventional meaning. He explained that when there are weapons everywhere, innocent people in prisons, obstruction of justice, and ISIS in several districts, we can’t speak of a state in Iraq. Al-Nujaifi explained that the government should work on those problems to gain the respect of the Iraqi people and the world.



    In the US, Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.  We'll close with these Tweets:



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    Academy Award winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon is supporting Bernie Sanders in the battle for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.


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    Another must-read from incl. debunking the LIE that Hillary is winning the popular vote by 3 million.
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    Glenn Greenwald Retweeted Hillary Clinton
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    Actor, activist and director Tim Robbins is supporting Bernie Sanders in the battle for the 
    Democratic Party's presidential nomination.



  • Tonight is Pay-What-You-Can night at come out and see 'Harlequino: On to Freedom.'
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    Our country should be investing in jobs and education for our young people, not more jails and incarceration.
     
     
     
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    While MSM talk about fictional chairs being thrown here is what they are not saying.
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    Actor, activist and director Danny Glover is supporting Bernie Sanders in the battle for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.


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    Impressive! ": Follow the actions happening all over the world at "
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    Shaun Tweets

    Shaun Tweets

    Social justice activist, journalist and reality based Shaun King can always be counted on to drop truth bombs via Twitter:



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    . the more tragic point is this: Hillary will struggle like hell against Donald Trump and every poll says as much.
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  • Vote totals for Oregon were just updated and it appears will win by at least 12%!
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    . which ones did she win that are missing? Which ones did Bernie win that are missing. Be specific.
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    . Exactly what are you disputing? That the vote totals from Washington State are not included in the popular vote tallies?
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    Another must-read from incl. debunking the LIE that Hillary is winning the popular vote by 3 million.
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  • .: Superdelegates will decide who wins Dem nomination — but not until convention
    Eliza Tweets

    Eliza Tweets

    Actress Eliza Dushku is supporting Bernie Sanders in the battle for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.




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  • Check out this Vallejo, CA crowd. People still filing in through the metal detectors.
     
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    My VERY FIRST movie..! now on 😘💜💃🏻
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  • Dear Superstars For Bernie, is ready to rock. Millions are ready to rock. ROCK US. NOW!
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    Eliza Dushku Retweeted Natixis Global AM
    Thank you, & thank you for sponsoring this fantastic event!!
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  • Posted at 03:59 pm by thecommonills
     

    Ben Tweets

    Ben Tweets

    Civil Rights Leader and activist (and former NAACP president) Ben Jealous is supporting Bernie Sanders in the battle for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.



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    Ben Jealous Retweeted CNN Politics
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    Ben Jealous Retweeted Alan Haffa
    Join me in Seaside, CA this Saturday evening to discuss !
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    Praying for the pilots, passengers and crew of the missing flight and their families.
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