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   The Real Convention Is On Romney Yacht      :    Information Clearing House: ICH

   The Real Convention Is On Romney Yacht      :    Information Clearing House: ICH

August 30, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -  One of the reasons this Republican convention has been so deathly dull is that the real action isn't at the convention. It's at Cracker Bay. That's the name of the yacht that the Romney team just hosted 50 partiers, including some of his top donors. This was one of about a dozen events outside of the convention where they had private meetings with donors giving more than $1 million dollars to his campaign. Over $1 million a piece. Now, where do you think the real policy gets made?

You think Mitt Romney gives a damn what a delegate thinks? The only delegates that matter were on that yacht. They call this group the "Victory Council." This is made of people who are literally millionaires and billionaires and who dictate what Mitt Romney's positions will be. He's a legendary flip-flopper, but if you want to know what he…

China, Egypt back Palestine's statehood     :    Information Clearing House: ICH

China, Egypt back Palestine's statehood     :    Information Clearing House: ICH

China, Egypt Back Palestine's Statehood

By Xinhua
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BEIJING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- China and Egypt have reaffirmed their support for an independent State of Palestine, according to a joint press communique issued here on Thursday.

The independent state should have full sovereignty established on the basis of the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital, said the communique, which also backed Palestine's participation in the United Nations and other international organizations.

The document was released after Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's three-day state visit to China concluded early on Thursday morning.

It said China and Egypt support the international community in intensifying efforts to promote dialogues to finally solve the "Palestine question" through peaceful talks in a comprehensive and justified way.

China has spoken highly of Egypt's contribution on promot…

BBC Rachel Corrie coverage omits facts, lets lies go unchallenged

BBC Rachel Corrie coverage omits facts, lets lies go unchallenged

Tuesday 28 August was an extraordinary day for the BBC, even by its own low standards of reporting on Palestine.

This was the day an Israeli court absolved the State of Israel of any responsibility for the death of Rachel Corrie, the 23-year-old American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli armored bulldozer in Gaza in 2003.

BBC Radio 4’s World at One program ran a seven-minute segment on the court’s decision, including an interview with Israeli government spokesperson Mark Regev.