Mexico Leftist to Create Parallel Gov't

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Mexico Leftist to Create Parallel Gov't

Postby greencrow0 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 5:03 am

<!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/08/29/international/i141204D66.DTL">www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/ar...204D66.DTL</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Writer<br>Tuesday, August 29, 2006<br> <br>(08-29) 14:12 PDT MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AP) -- <br>Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, convinced he won't be awarded the presidency, has vowed to create a parallel leftist government and is urging Mexicans not to recognize the apparent victory of the ruling party's Felipe Calderon.<br>While his party lacks the seats in Congress to block legislation, Lopez Obrador can mobilize millions to pressure his conservative rival to adopt the left's agenda — or to clamp down and risk a backlash.<br><br>Both scenarios are possibilities as the former Mexico City mayor lays out plans to create his own government to rule from the streets, with the support of thousands who are already occupying protest camps throughout downtown Mexico City.<br><br>Some predict his parallel initiative — which Lopez Obrador's supporters call the "legitimate government" — could turn those protest camps into the core of a violent revolt, especially if the government tries to shut it down.<br><br>Such violence broke out in the southern city of Oaxaca after Gov. Ulises Ruiz sent police to evict striking teachers. Outraged citizens' groups joined the protests, setting fire to buildings and public buses, seizing radio and TV stations and forcing the closure of businesses in a city known throughout the world as a quaint tourist destination.<br><br>"Everything we do, from property taxes to permits to natural resources, will go through the 'legitimate government,'" said Severina Martinez, a school teacher from Oaxaca camped out in a tent in Mexico City's main Zocalo plaza. "We won't have anything to do with the official government."<br><br>Some supporters took out a newspaper ad Tuesday, calling on Lopez Obrador to set up his own treasury department and said all Mexicans "should channel federal revenues to the new treasury department."<br><br>Lopez Obrador is encouraging his followers to disobey Calderon, whose 240,000-vote advantage was confirmed Monday by the country's top electoral court. The seven magistrates stopped short of declaring Calderon president-elect, but they have only a week to declare a winner or annul the election.<br><br>"We do not recognize Felipe Calderon as president, nor any officials he appoints, nor any acts carried out by his de-facto government," Lopez Obrador said after the court ruling, which he claims overlooked evidence of fraud in the July 2 elections.<br>Lopez Obrador's Democratic Revolution Party, or PRD, increased its number of congressional seats in those elections and became the second-largest bloc, behind Calderon's National Action Party, on Tuesday as new lawmakers were sworn in.<br><br>But it holds only a quarter of the seats — not enough to block legislation, especially if Calderon forges a likely alliance with the former ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party. That alliance would hold a majority in each house of Congress.<br><br>Lopez Obrador has ruled out negotiations with what he calls the "spurious" and "imposed" government. Because PRD legislators fear crossing him or his fervent followers, they can't cut deals to get their own legislation approved, making them even weaker.<br><br>"There is no possibility that we federal legislators in Congress will start any dialogue with the government," said PRD Senate leader Carlos Navarette, considered one of the party's moderates. "We will never forget that the leader and director of the Mexican people's action and the left is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador."<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Lopez Obrador's plan is to have his government help the poor, oppose privatizations and make the news media — which he has accused of ignoring him — more "truthful and objective."</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br><br>It's not clear how he plans to do that, but his supporters are already planning to hold an alternative swearing in ceremony to rival the official inauguration on Dec. 1.<br><br>People close to Lopez Obrador say he is assuming the role of his hero, 18th century President Benito Juarez, who led a roving, "unofficial" presidency from 1863 to 1867 during the French invasion, before driving out the invaders and executing the French-installed Emperor Maximilian.<br><br>"Juarez ran the government from a carriage and restored the republic," said Rosario Ibarra, a human rights activist who frequently shares the stage with Lopez Obrador at his rallies. "We just hope there won't be any need to shoot anyone."<br><br>So far, protesters have only scuffled with police. Some fear the movement could turn violent, although Lopez Obrador says it will remain peaceful.<br><br>The administration of President Vicente Fox hopes it will all just boil down to some fiery rhetoric and posturing.<br>"We think this is a symbolic, political act that has no validity in the affairs of state," Fox's spokesman, Ruben Aguilar, said Tuesday. Asked about Lopez Obrador's plan to declare himself head of state, Aguilar noted that "in this country, everyone is free to say whatever they want."<br><br>There is no question that Lopez Obrador is taking his "legitimate government" or "government in resistance" — the exact title has yet to be determined — very seriously.<br>Asked whether Lopez Obrador would wear some version of the presidential sash during his swearing-in ceremony, PRD spokesman Gerardo Fernandez accused reporters of poking fun at the candidate. He also upbraided those who spoke of plans for an "alternative government."<br><br>"What Andres Manuel has suggested is not an alternative president," Fernandez said. "It will be a legitimate government with a legitimate president."<br><br>=====================<br><br>Whatever the neoCons touch turns to sh!t....they muck around with the election of a foreign country and now the government is in chaos.<br><br>When will the world be rid of these bums!?<br><br><br> <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://p216.ezboard.com/brigorousintuition.showUserPublicProfile?gid=greencrow0>greencrow0</A> at: 8/31/06 3:10 am<br></i>
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Re: Mexico Leftist to Create Parallel Gov't

Postby Gouda » Thu Aug 31, 2006 5:32 am

greencrow, thanks for the news. <br><br>But some questions: did the neocons also overthrow Allende in Chile and Mossadegh in Iran? Were the neocons also responsible for the stolen Mexican elections in 1988? Was it Clinton's neocons who meddled in and messed up Yugoslavia? Did the neocons mastermind the economic and electoral system which is motivating people (USA, however, not seeming to get the message) to revolt after years and years of building anger? I don't think regular people need neocons to know when or why to revolt. <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexico Leftist to Create Parallel Gov't

Postby isachar » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:17 am

It's important to understand what's happening in Mexico now. The PAN (representing the new oligarchy/business class) and the PRI (representing the old money/Mexican Mafia) have essentially merged in a struggle that the PAN has mostly forced on the PRI.<br><br>The electoral commission 'reviewed' ballots from 9 percent of the precincts in precincts that were largely PAN strongholds. When the ballot boxes were opened and compared with their tally sheets, approx 18 ballots on average were found to be missing, and approx 15 ballots on average were found to be present that could not be reconciled with the tally sheets.<br><br>So, what does the commission do? Does it throw out the 15 ballots and correct the votes from these precincts for these obviously fraudulent/stuffed votes? No, it throws out the entire contents of the ballot box - all votes.<br><br>In doing so, they claim, and the media - including yesterday's mindless NYT editorial - repeats, that by throwing out all of the ballots from precincts where obvious vote fraud was committed, there was a difference of only 4,000 votes. But if it had thrown out the stuffed ballots only, this would have made a difference of more than 100,000 votes - or about half of the margin of Calderon's supposed 'win' for the entire country. <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexico Leftist to Create Parallel Gov't

Postby greencrow0 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 1:26 pm

Thanks for that clarification isachar.<br><br>There is absolutely no alternative for the Mexicans, if they wish to remain a sovereign country, but to set up a legitimate but parallel government.<br><br>This is the ultimatum given to them by the neoCons...directed out of the White House.<br><br>And Canada is in the same position. The CIA funds the Bloc and they and the Conservatives took over control of the Canadian government last 'election'. IMO that election was twigged to deprive the liberals and NDP with enough seats for them to have a minority government.<br><br>De Facto, both Mexico and Canada have US puppets in charge and North America has been taken over by fascists.<br><br>gc <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexican Deputies Refuse to Let Fox Speak

Postby greencrow0 » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:21 pm

<!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5307038.stm">news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5307038.stm</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>Things have taken an ominous turn. Just an indication of how desperate the neoCon Cabal from the White House is that it would push Mexico to the edge of social and political chaos...but they are that desperate, and more. They are serial mass murderers, assassinators, thugs, and criminal creeps...it's long past time to quit playing parlour games on the Internet...we must demand resignations, indictments, arrests and incarceration to head off more global lawlessness.<br><br>gc <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://p216.ezboard.com/brigorousintuition.showUserPublicProfile?gid=greencrow0>greencrow0</A> at: 9/1/06 8:22 pm<br></i>
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Mexico leftists prevent Fox's state-of-nation address

Postby greencrow0 » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:56 pm

from cbc.ca<br><br>Last Updated Fri, 01 Sep 2006 21:05:45 EDT<br>CBC News<br><br>Mexican President Vicente Fox was forced to abandon giving his final state-of-nation speech in Congress after leftist legislators stormed the podium Friday in protest of the recent election campaign.<br><br> Legislators from the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) protest during the first session of Mexico's new Congress in Mexico City, Mexico, on Friday, Sept. 1, 2006. Dozens of opposition lawmakers took control of Congress on Friday minutes before President Vicente Fox's was scheduled to give his final state-of-the-nation address. (Eduardo Verdugo/Associated Press) Dozens of lawmakers convened on the stage ahead of Fox's planned speech, some with banners calling the outgoing president a traitor to democracy. Others held up leather-bound copies of the Mexican constitution.<br><br>The speaker ordered them to take their seats, but they refused, prompting a recess.<br><br>Fox was forced to provide a written copy of the annual speech instead, and said he would deliver a televised address later Friday.<br><br>The members of the Party of the Democratic Revolution accuse Fox of complicity in electoral fraud after a razor-thin July 2 presidential win by Fox's former energy minister.<br><br>The customary speeches by legislators at the beginning of the session were marked by stinging rebukes from members of the opposition parties.<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong> "Vicente Fox is a traitor to democracy, and even worse, he's leaving the country having turned it into a powder keg," said Edgardo Cantu of the Labor Party, part of a coalition supporting Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's bid for a recount.</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br>Felipe Calderon defeated Lopez Obrador by less than 0.6 per cent of the vote — about 240,000 ballots.<br><br>This week, the country's federal electoral tribunal voted unanimously against Lopez Obrador's challenge for a full recount. <br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>The tribunal has until Sept. 6 to either declare Calderon president or annul the election, though the latter is considered unlikely.</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br> Federal police officers stand next to a barricade constructed by police surrounding the Mexican Congress in Mexico City on Friday. (Eduardo Verdugo/Associated Press) <!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Lopez Obrador and his supporters have taken to the streets in Mexico over the past two months, and this week he even said he'd consider setting up an alternative government.</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br>Part of Fox's written speech seemed directed at Lopez Obrador's refusal to accept the results.<br><br>"Whoever attacks our laws and institutions also attacks our history and Mexico," Fox said. "No one can say that he supports the people when he attacks it."<br><br>Fox has three months left in his tenure. Mexico's constitution prevents a president from seeking another six-year term.<br><br>With files from Associated Press<br> <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexico leftists prevent Fox's state-of-nation address

Postby Sepka » Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:06 am

Nothing eases the sting of a loss at the polls like starting a civil war.<br> <p>-Sepka the Space Weasel</p><i></i>
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Re: Mexico leftists prevent Fox's state-of-nation address

Postby greencrow0 » Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:04 am

Loss at the polls?<br><br>Apparently Obrador won handily...but, as we know all too well from the US experience....democracy is a done deal.<br><br>The only way you can 'win at the polls' is fight for your victory afterwards...in the streets.<br><br>gc<br> <p></p><i></i>
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Mexico and Florida have more in common than heat

Postby greencrow0 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:26 pm

from the guardian.uk.co<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Mexico and Florida have more in common than heat <br><br>There is evidence that left-leaning voters have been scrubbed from key electoral lists in Latin America</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> <br><br>Greg Palast<br>Saturday July 8, 2006<br>The Guardian <br><br><br>There's something rotten in Mexico. And it smells like Florida. The ruling party, the Washington-friendly National Action Party (Pan), proclaimed yesterday their victory in the presidential race, albeit tortilla thin, was Mexico's first "clean" election. But that requires we close our eyes to some very dodgy doings in the vote count that are far too reminiscent of the games played in Florida in 2000 by the Bush family. And indeed, evidence suggests that Team Bush had a hand in what may be another presidential election heist.<br><br>Just before the 2000 balloting in Florida, I reported in the Guardian that its governor, Jeb Bush, had ordered the removal of tens of thousands of black citizens from the state's voter rolls. He called them "felons", but our investigation discovered their only crime was Voting While Black. And that little scrub of the voter rolls gave the White House to his brother George.<br>Jeb's winning scrub list was the creation of a private firm, ChoicePoint of Alpharetta, Georgia. Now, it seems, ChoicePoint is back in the voter list business - in Mexico - at the direction of the Bush government. Months ago, I got my hands on a copy of a memo from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, marked "secret", regarding a contract for "intelligence collection of foreign counter-terrorism investigations".<br><br>Given that the memo was dated September 17 2001, a week after the attack on the World Trade Centre, hunting for terrorists seemed like a heck of a good idea. But oddly, while all 19 hijackers came from Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf, the contract was for obtaining the voter files of Venezuela, Brazil ... and Mexico.<br><br>What those Latin American countries have in common, besides a lack of terrorists, is either a left-leaning president or a left candidate for president ahead in the opinion polls, leaders of the floodtide of Bush-hostile Latin leaders. It seems that the Bush government feared the leftist surge was up against the US's southern border.<br><br>As we found in Florida in 2000, my investigations team on the ground in Mexico City this week found voters in poor neighbourhoods, the left's turf, complaining that their names were "disappeared" from the voter rolls. ChoicePoint can't know what use the Bush crew makes of its lists. But erased registrations require us to ask, before this vote is certified, was there a purge as there was in Florida?<br><br>Notably, ruling party operatives carried registration lists normally in the hands of elections officials only. (In Venezuela in 2004, during the special election to recall President Hugo Chavez, I saw his opponents consulting laptops with voter lists. Were these the purloined FBI files? The Chavez government suspects so but, victorious, won't press the case.)<br><br>There's more that the Mexico vote has in common with Florida besides the heat. The ruling party's hand-picked electoral commission counted a mere 402,000 votes more for their candidate, Felipe Calderón, over challenger Andrés Manuel López Obrador. That's noteworthy in light of the surprise showing of candidate Señor Blank-o (the 827,000 ballots supposedly left "blank").<br><br>We've seen Mr Blank-o do well before - in Florida in 2000 when Florida's secretary of state (who was also co-chair of the Bush campaign) announced that 179,000 ballots showed no vote for the president. The machines couldn't read these ballots with "hanging chads" and other technical problems. Humans can read these ballots with ease, but the hand-count was blocked by Bush's conflicted official.<br><br>And so it is in Mexico. The Calderón "victory" is based on a gross addition of tabulation sheets. His party, the Pan, and its election officials are refusing López Obrador's call for a hand recount of each ballot which would be sure to fill in those blanks.<br><br>Blank ballots are rarely random. In Florida in 2000, 88% of the supposedly blank ballots came from African-American voting districts - that is, they were cast by Democratic voters. In Mexico, the supposed empty or unreadable ballots come from the poorer districts where the challenger's Party of the Democratic Revolution (PDR) is strongest.<br><br>There's an echo of the US non-count in the south-of-the-border tally. It's called "negative drop-off". In a surprising number of districts in Mexico, the federal electoral commission logged lots of negative drop-off: more votes for lower offices than for president. Did López Obrador supporters, en masse, forget to punch in their choice?<br><br>There are signs of Washington's meddling in its neighbour's election. The International Republican Institute, an arm of Bush's party apparatus funded by the US government, admits to providing tactical training for Pan. Did Pan also make use of the purloined citizen files? (US contractor ChoicePoint, its Mexican agents facing arrest for taking the data, denied wrongdoing and vowed to destroy its copies of the lists. But what of Mr Bush's copy?)<br><br>Mexico's Bush-backed ruling party claims it has conducted Mexico's first truly honest election, though it refuses to re-count the ballots or explain the purge of voters. Has the Pan and its ally in Washington served democracy in this election, or merely Florida con salsa?<br><br>· Greg Palast is the author of Armed Madhouse: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf? China Floats Bush Sinks, the Scheme to Steal '08 and other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War<br>gregpalast.com<br><br>======================<br><br>a friend drew my attention to this palast analysis of the mechanics of the mexican electoral fraud and how it compares with Florida.<br><br>Could be a template that they can use anywhere any time...including in Canada....where we already have ChoicePoint mucking about.<br><br>gc<br><br> <p></p><i></i>
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Mexican court to rule in disputed election Tuesday

Postby greencrow0 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:32 pm

<br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/americas/09/04/">edition.cnn.com/2006/WORL...cas/09/04/</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--> [...] <br><br>POSTED: 1850 GMT (0250 HKT), September 4, 2006 <br><br>“…Tensions spilled from the streets to the halls of Congress on Friday, when lawmakers from Lopez Obrador's Democratic Revolution Party seized the podium of the legislature and blocked Fox from delivering his final state-of-the-nation address. (Watch as Fox is forced to deliver a TV address from his office -- 1:49) <br>Aridjis said increasingly fiery rhetoric from Lopez Obrador and his supporters have some in Mexico worried about an armed rebellion. He said the inability to deliver the state of the union made Fox look "weak, with little gumption for action." <br><br>An official count gave Calderon a lead of 244,000 votes -- about 0.6 percent of all ballots cast. Last month, a partial recount overseen by the court's seven judges reduced Calderon's advantage by 4,000 votes. <br><br>Calderon may appear at the court Tuesday so that its judges can officially declare him a winner -- a ceremony Democratic Revolution leaders have vowed to block. The party also has pledged to keep Calderon from being sworn in before Congress on December 1.<br><br>Fox spokesman Ruben Aguilar said Monday that "there was no way" protesters could prohibit the presidential handover from taking place. He said the federal government had ways to ensure the president-elect takes office, but refused to elaborate. <br><br>"There are many ways, many," he said. "We will reserve them until the appropriate time, but there are ways to ensure that the letter of our laws and our constitution are followed and there will be a handover of power to the president-elect without a doubt." <br><br>Possible confrontation looms on Independence Day<br><br>Another potentially explosive confrontation could come well before inauguration day. Shortly before midnight September 15, Fox is expected to visit the capital's central plaza to yell "Viva Mexico!" and kick off the country's Independence Day celebrations. But the city center has been overrun by protesters supporting Lopez Obrador who may try to keep him from speaking.<br><br>"For Mexico, in historical terms, that could be like a political Waterloo," Aridjis said. "A lot of things will be decided. It could be the final political defeat for Fox, or the moment in which he regains a little credibility."<br><br>On September 16, Lopez Obrador plans to convene a national convention of his supporters to decide if he should declare himself head of a parallel government. The leftist, who stepped down as Mexico City mayor to run for president, said the convention will "lay the foundation for a new republic."<br><br>That could set up a confrontation with the armed forces, who normally mass in the central plaza and march down Reforma -- a route now occupied by protesters. Fox, speaking to new military recruits, called Monday for national unity. <br>"Mexico," he said, "is a generous nation where there is room for all of us." <br><br>================== <br><br>I wonder, does Fox have the stomach to see so many Mexicans slaughtered in the streets to placate the fascists in Washington? <br><br>Perhaps he should just shrug and call for the election to be annulled and re-played. <br><br>Do Mexicans want to die for the Fascists? <br><br>Moment of truth.<br> <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexican court to rule in disputed election Tuesday

Postby greencrow0 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:35 pm

Here's the link to the full CNN report:<br><br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/americas/09/04/mexico.election.ap/index.html">edition.cnn.com/2006/WORL...index.html</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>It is truly amazing the censoring of this hugely important story.<br><br>It just tells me, at least, that the globalists plan to use the electoral fraud template, described by Palast in my earlier post above, throughout the western world...to allow fascism to spread like a cancer.<br><br>Hopefully, the Mexicans will teach them a lesson.<br><br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Viva Mexico!</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Viva Obrador!</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> <p></p><i></i>
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Ruling party's Calderon named Mexican president

Postby greencrow0 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:35 pm

from CBC.ca<br><br>Last Updated Tue, 05 Sep 2006 13:12:51 EDT<br>CBC News<br>More than two months after Mexico voted in a presidential poll, its top electoral court has named the winner — ruling party candidate Felipe Calderon.<br><br> Felipe Calderon of Mexico's ruling National Action Party, shown after the July 2 poll, has been named president. (Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press) Calderon had a narrow lead over populist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the initial count after the July 2 poll, but his populist rival challenged the result.<br><br>The electoral court sided with Calderon in most preliminary decisions and its seven judges made it official in a final ruling on Tuesday.<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Confirmation may not end crisis</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br><br>The decision may not end the country's political crisis, CBC correspondent Connie Watson reported. After a long and nasty election campaign followed by a summer of protests, Mexico is a deeply divided country that will be hard to govern despite the court's final decision. <!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Lopez Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor with ardent support among the poor, has maintained that the election was rigged, and warned that he would not accept a decision that gave the office to his opponent from the conservative National Action Party.</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br><br>Supporters of Lopez Obrador, who have staged mass demonstrations in the capital for weeks, have said they would take their protests to another level if Calderon got the nod.<br><br>"We aren't going to recognize his victory," spokesman Gerardo Fernandez said before the electoral court announced its final decision.<br><br>"We are not going to let him take the reins of government."<br><br> Populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, waving to supporters during a rally on Sept. 3, had said he would never recognize a victory by by his opponent and would declare himself the alternative president. (Eduardo Verdugo/Associated Press) Lopez Obrador has also been promising to set up a kind of people's government to counter a Calderon presidency.<br><br>The threats sparked rumours that the federal government might deploy the army to clear out Lopez Obrador's protest camps, but this has been categorically denied by the outgoing president, Vicente Fox.<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>The government "will never ever allow the army to be used against the people," Fox said.</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br><br>With files from the Associated Press<br><br>=======================<br><br>Fox later corrected his statement to read <br><br>"In a heartbeat."<br><br>; )<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START 8o --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/images/emoticons/nerd.gif ALT="8o"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Ruling party's Calderon named Mexican president

Postby isachar » Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:30 pm

And so, the fraud is made 'official' and given the full legitimacy of the corrupt state.<br><br>And, the mass of the American public buys it - as if it is true and real - which it is not.<br><br>A majority of Mexicans - knowing that their own political and election system is the mother of all frauds and has been for well over 100 years, and that such things don't reverse themselves in the course of one Presidential term - know this result is fraudulent.<br><br>Some are perfectly happy with this fraud. Others are not. Among this latter will be many who will continue protesting and fighting the good fight. Others among the latter will be drawn away by day to day concerns over survival and economic stability.<br><br>I expect there will be a significant crackdown by the Fox government against those in Mexico City who continue actively protesting against the fraud - and probably also against the people's uprising in Oaxaca (though this uprising does not have its origins in the electoral fraud - it will likely be included in the coming crackdown as well). <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexican election fraud RA and child abuse

Postby isachar » Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:06 pm

This could get posted in so many places on the RI board. I'll put it here for now.<br><br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://www.sploid.com/news/2006/07/meanwhile_in_me.php">www.sploid.com/news/2006/..._in_me.php</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>July 31, 2006 at 07:43 PM<br><br>Meanwhile in Mexico<br>As faraway war and chaos dazzle the United States, the massive crisis brewing in Mexico is all but ignored. Civil unrest, paramilitary killings, stolen elections, satanic murder cults, child-sex rings, drug-gang beheadings ... Mexico's got it all.<br><br>Just two months ago, the biggest threat to U.S. citizens was an immigrant Mexican dishwasher getting the right to legally work for long hours and low pay.<br><br>But now that Mexico is on the verge of civil war -- a war that would send millions of Mexicans running for the safety of the United States -- the national media and Washington politicians are only interested in Israel's tragic yet distant war against Lebanon.<br><br>There are multiple fronts to Mexico's simmering war. In Mexico City, up to 2 million supporters of presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador have "occupied" their capital. Obrador apparently won the July 2 election, but his conservative opponent claimed victory after the vote tally suddenly and suspiciously flipped.<br><br>Widespread fraud was reported -- including many thousands of uncounted votes found dumped in landfills -- and Obrador is fighting the federal election authority for a total recount watched by independent observers.<br><br>But Felipe Calderon -- who was handpicked by the outgoing conservative president, Vicente Fox -- calls his razor-thin 0.6% official margin over Obrador a resounding victory. The White House and the U.S. media have heartily agreed, the former by publicly congratulating Calderon on his "victory" and the latter by ignoring the stolen election.<br><br>Oaxaca's War<br><br>In the southern city of Oaxaca, months of tense standoffs between labor protesters and the state government may be building up to all-out war.<br><br>One of Mexico's most beautiful and beloved cities, Oaxaca is now going broke as tourists stay away and the famous Guelaguetza folk festival -- Oaxaca's biggest event for 70 years -- was suddenly canceled. Tens of thousands of protesters have occupied the historic old town center, which is now covered in political banners and giant portraits of leftist heroes such as Marx and Che. The cafes and hotels are mostly empty, and many windows are broken and boarded up.<br><br>Thousands of club-wielding state police attacked the crowds on June 14, dragging many off to unknown jails and beating others to bloody pulps. There are horrific yet unconfirmed reports of at least 11 teachers brutally murdered in the attack. But the protesters have remained and even grown in number as sympathizers move in from the countryside.<br><br>Through a student radio station, the movement keeps in touch with supporters throughout the state. But black-clad masked soldiers attacked the station a week ago, firing hundreds of rounds into the building. Nobody was hurt; the attack was a message.<br><br>Since the national outrage over the presidential election, the Oaxaca protest has added Obrador's crusade to the list of grievances that must be settled.<br><br>"This is Mexican politics unraveling," reporter Dudley Althaus wrote in Sunday's Houston Chronicle.<br><br>"The turmoil has mostly been confined to the city of Oaxaca. But, in what could be the start of an escalation, protesters on Saturday blockaded roads across the state. But many here -- state officials, business owners, the strikers themselves -- say Oaxaca offers a warning as to just how bad things can get across Mexico if the election impasse isn't resolved to widespread satisfaction."<br><br>Persistent waves of worker unrest in Oaxaca usually end when paramilitary forces kill enough peasants to scare the rest into submission again, but this time may be different.<br><br>Even in the new "democratic" Mexico, however, government-sanctioned genocide is not punished.<br><br>Border Devils<br><br>Another front is right alongside the U.S. border, where forces known and unknown are battling over drug smuggling and official corruption on both sides of the line.<br><br>For unknown reasons, hundreds of Mexican women have been murdered -- many of them raped and then strangled -- around the border city of Juarez.<br><br>For equally mysterious reasons, last week the Mexican federal government suddenly dropped its investigation of the ongoing massacre.<br><br>"Most of the victims were young, slim brunettes who worked in foreign-owned assembly plants. Many disappeared walking home on unlit streets in working class neighborhoods," the Associated Press reported Wednesday.<br><br>The Mexican press and human-rights organizations have long pointed fingers at corrupt Juaraz police, the multinational corporations that run the maquiladora factories, U.S. cops in El Paso and even a murderous cult. Whatever is killing the young women of Juarez, Vicente Fox's government no longer wishes to find out.<br><br>That may be because the richest men in Juarez and El Paso -- and perhaps even top officials in Fox's government -- are accused of committing the murders.<br><br>According to Diana Washington Valdez, who has been painstakingly investigating the crimes for the El Paso Times, "the killings are part of a circuit of parties hosted by prominent Juarez citizens."<br><br>Valdez told NPR in 2003 that some intended victims managed to escape from elaborate "parties" in mansions where the elite held orgies. For special occasions, young women would be kidnapped and then raped and murdered by the city's leading businessmen and politicians. The powerful Juarez drug cartel always had its top people at the satanic rape-murder events.<br><br>The demonic sex killings remind many Mexicans of Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo and his bloodthirsty cult. Constanzo was behind a repugnant wave of murders in the 1980s, all done for the glory of the demon he worshiped.<br><br>Constanzo was "a master practitioner of the African magic called palo mayombe," according to Crime Library.<br><br>Constanzo watched as his underlings "tortured and sodomized the victims prior to killing them and harvesting their organs for his ritual cauldron."<br><br>Rotten things are happening all along the border, and the crimes are regularly revealed as the bloody operations of a multi-tentacled beast run by an unholy alliance of drug cartels, U.S. and Mexican officials and elite international businessmen.<br><br>Just south of San Diego, three Baja policemen and a civilian were gruesomely executed last month -- their heads were discovered in Tijuana, their bodies miles away in Rosarito.<br><br>"Mexico's top federal prosecutor yesterday said police connections with organized crime may have contributed to the beheadings of three Rosarito Beach police officers," the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.<br><br>Resorts of Death<br><br>The savagery has even moved to once-peaceful resort cities far from the border.<br><br>Beachgoers were horrified last month when a human head washed ashore in Acapulco.<br><br>It was one of a half-dozen beheadings in Acapulco since last year. Other gruesome crimes linked to the evil narcotics-government cabal include the kidnapping and murder of a Mexican naval intelligence officer and the city's police chief.<br><br>On the opposite coast, tourist hotspot Cancun has also joined the sad list of Mexican cities overtaken by murderers.<br><br>A Mexican businessman and his Canadian wife were savagely killed in their hotel room south of Cancun in February. Dominic and Nancy Ianiero were in town for a family wedding, but instead they were found with their throats slashed.<br><br>Initially, three Canadian women were suspected of the awful slaying, but last week the focus shifted to a "retired" Mexican military man.<br><br>Child sex slaves are bought and sold in Cancun, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta and other Mexican resort cities, where the executives who run the kiddie-rape industry have little trouble controlling the police.<br><br>A rare blow against the "Demons of Eden" came this month when the United States finally agreed to send Cancun child-sex ringleader Jean Succar Kuri back to Mexico for prosecution.<br><br>"Succar Kuri was arrested in Arizona in 2004. He is accused of running a pedophile ring in the Caribbean resort town of Cancun and figured in a political scandal earlier this year that damaged the once-dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI," Reuters reported on July 15.<br><br>"Mexican media accused the PRI governor of Puebla state and a leading businessman of conspiring to harass a journalist who wrote a book that exposed the child abuse ring."<br><br>Cancun was even the scene of international assassination in 2004, when a crooked Israeli law-enforcement official was murdered in the resort city. <br><br>Permalink<br> <p></p><i></i>
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Re: Mexican election fraud RA and child abuse

Postby greencrow0 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:02 pm

Thanks for your additions to this thread, isachar:<br><br>Re: Sploid's sensational report on Mexican crime and corruption...could it be why Sploid recently closed down? <br><br><br><!--EZCODE QUOTE START--><blockquote><strong><em>Quote:</em></strong><hr><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Sploid is closed, and its domain and content archive are for sale.<br>Serious buyers should contact gaby@gawker.com. <br><br>Access the Archives<br><br>Enter your email to be notified of Sploid's relaunch:</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><hr></blockquote><!--EZCODE QUOTE END--><br><br>=====================<br><br>No doubt the criminals and right wing politicians were terrified that Lopez Obrador would get in there and clean up the mess and help the poor of Mexico.<br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Viva Obrador<br><br>Viva Mexico</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--><br> <p></p><i></i>
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