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Randy Short asks: Are special ops sparking Chicago gang murders?

Listen HERE Washington, DC based activist and pastor Dr. Randy Short is circulating a letter from Rev. Martin Hunter and activist Paul McKinley to Sen. Timothy Scott requesting an investigation of allegations that US Special Forces ops have been selling military-grade weapons to Chicago gangs and inciting violence there. Could such things really happen? Ask Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Gary Webb, who broke the story of the CIA running heroin into African-American neighborhoods. (Actually, we can’t ask Gary Webb, since he died of a two-bullet-to-the-head “suicide.”) Is Dr. Short pushing a “conspiracy theory”? No, it’s a conspiracy felony charge! Check…


Chicago is here*, wish you were beautiful

I’m in Chicago’s Union Station en route to New York’s 9/11/2012 events, including the Off the Radar Film Festival and the Ground Zero 9/11 symposium and protests. Alternative AIDS researcher Andrew Maniotis. I just met him for the first time,totally at random, on the streets of Chicago. Since I had a couple of hours to kill during my train layover, I exited the station and hung out by the Adams Street Bridge overlooking the Chicago River. Across the river, the top of the Sears Tower extended toward the sky like the giant middle finger of Larry Silverstein, who bought the…