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  • PLO's Shukairy: "Our common target is US imperi⁶alism" (Wuhan, March 24, 1965)

    12/07/2021 10:28:37 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 18 replies
    Survey of China Mainland Press. Hong Kong: American Consulate General, 1965. p. 35 Delegation of Palestine Liberation Organization Visits Military Academy in Wuhan (NCNA-English, Wuhan, March 24, 1965) "Our common target is US imperialism" said Ahmed Shukairy president of the Palestine Liberation Organization.. FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1965. 032456 -- "Delegation of palestine liberation organization visits military academy in Wuhan" Wuhan, March twenty fourth (hsinhua) -- "Our common target is US imperialism" said Ahmed Shukairy president of the palestine Liberation organization. When he and the delegation visited he is leading visited a military academy of the cChinese people's Liberation army here...
  • History: Arab-Palestine shifting alliances

    07/20/2020 10:20:40 AM PDT · by Marinario · 2 replies
    Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress, Volume 107, Part 24 - United States. Congress - U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - Law In 1958 the society issued a special release exposing Shukairy's political background. Our interest in this gentleman stemmed from the fact that, when an emergency session of the UN was convened to alleviate tensions in the Middle East, he "poured scorn on the search for a durable peace and threatened the West with the spectre of war."  Shukairy summed up the Arabs' bellicose attitude towards the West and staked out Nasser's claim to empire, in a speech whose tone...
  • Here's Why An E-6B Doomsday Plane Was Flying Tight Circles Off The Jersey Shore Today

    12/13/2019 6:26:40 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 51 replies
    Not only were they among the last Boeing 707 derivatives ever built, but they are also packed full of EMP hardened systems and highly skilled crews that would literally hold the world as we know it in their hands during a major crisis. Although advanced and highly secure satellite communications and line-of-sight data-links are critical parts of their capability set, a far more cumbersome system is used to talk to ballistic missile submarines hiding deep below the waves. The deployment of this fascinating capability was caught today by a plane tracker that was monitoring an E-6B operating off the coast...
  • Orange County Supervisors Poised to Defy State Over $48-Million Tax Grab

    11/15/2011 5:37:07 PM PST · by granite · 11 replies
    Voice of Orange County ^ | Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 | NORBERTO SANTANA JR.
    Rather than lose $48 million in revenue — the result of a budget-time tax grab by Gov. Jerry Brown last summer — Orange County officials are poised to defy the state by keeping a total of $73 million in property taxes. The expected move by county leaders, which they say must be done in order to avoid layoffs and other austere budget cuts, is an aggressive and rarely seen tactic in which a locality unilaterally shifts decisions about how to distribute taxes from Sacramento to the local level. The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted last week in closed session...
  • Why I’m Voting to Let You Increase Your (and my) Vehicle License Fee

    08/16/2011 3:58:25 PM PDT · by granite · 10 replies
    Seattle City Council Connection ^ | August 16th, 2011 | By Tim Burgess
    I just joined with my colleagues and voted to place a measure on the November general election ballot that, if approved by voters, will increase the annual Vehicle License Fee (VLF) for all vehicles registered in Seattle by $60 for 10 years. The fee would raise $204 million over the next 10 years for transportation system improvements. (Last year, sitting as the City’s Transportation Benefit District Governing Board, we imposed a $20 VLF and yesterday the King County Council imposed a two-year VLF of $20 to help pay for Metro bus service.) Why are these extra Seattle VLF revenues needed...
  • LOVE: Wildomar tightens its belt

    08/07/2011 7:59:59 AM PDT · by granite · 9 replies
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, August 6, 2011 | By CARL LOVE
    People who hate government will love what's going on in Wildomar. The city just cut its police protection contract from 72 hours a day in officer shifts to just 40. Oh yeah. They're closing City Hall on Fridays. Yippee. The city manager is taking 17.25 furlough days, saving the city $15,000 in salary. Hot dog. And the City Council will meet only once a month. Hallelujah. All this and much more from a city that has only three full-time employees and already has closed one of three parks after voters rejected a mere $28 annual fee. More cuts could be...
  • EDITORIAL: Brown to Riverside: Drop dead

    07/03/2011 9:10:31 AM PDT · by granite · 9 replies
    North County Times ^ | Saturday, July 2, 2011 6:00 pm | EDITORIAL
    In what can best be described as a "drop dead" message to the state's Republican minority, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law last week that could essentially deal the death blow to four new and struggling Riverside County cities, including two in Southwest County. Brown's office actually seems proud that politics played a role in his decision to sign Senate Bill 89, which eliminates a vital source of funding for newly incorporated cities such as Menifee and Wildomar. The state's Republicans have refused to allow him to ask voters to renew a series of temporary tax increases, demanding...
  • [CA] Vehicle Fee Increase To Further Hurt Struggling Businesses

    02/20/2009 8:42:00 PM PST · by Steelfish · 11 replies · 773+ views
    OCRegister ^ | February 20, 2009
    February 20, 2009 Vehicle fee increase to further hurt struggling businesses Taxi and limo companies as well as businesses that offer delivery services will take the biggest hit, owners say. By DEEPA BHARATH THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Steeper vehicle licensing fees could seriously affect taxicab, limo and delivery service businesses in Orange County that are already struggling to survive in a tough economy, local business owners said. State lawmakers have raised the fee for licensing vehicles in the state from 0.65 percent of the vehicle's value to 1.15 percent, which for a $40,000 car jacks the cost to $460 from...
  • Vehicle License Fee Notice -

    11/20/2003 7:09:31 PM PST · by Amerigomag · 17 replies · 282+ views
    California DMV ^ | Nov 20, 2003 | Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Use DMV's Online Calculator to determine your reduced fees. Governor Schwarzenegger has signed Executive Order S-1-03 rescinding the Vehicle License Fee (VLF) increase that went into effect October 1, 2003. Customers who have paid the full amount will automatically receive a refund by mail beginning in early 2004. Customers who have not already paid their registration renewal may calculate their lower fees by taking the VLF line from the billing notice multiply it by .675 and subtract that amount from the total fees due. Round this figure to the nearest whole dollar. You may also use DMV's Online Calculator. Submit...
  • CA: Senate OKs car-fee hike; veto looms

    02/04/2003 8:14:01 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 261+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 2/4/03 | John Hill and Margaret Talev
    <p>Sen. Ross Johnson, R-Irvine, urged Democrats to "think hard" before passing the vehicle bill because there will be times they need bipartisan support, a sentiment echoed by Gov. Davis.</p> <p>The Senate approved a bill Monday that would allow state vehicle license fees to triple, setting the stage for an almost-certain veto by Gov. Gray Davis and a setback in efforts to address the state's fiscal crisis.</p>
  • CA: Davis' vehicle fee plan sputters

    01/30/2003 8:01:58 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 141+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 1/30/03 | Tony Bizjak
    <p>Gov. Gray Davis conceded Wednesday that one of his key proposals for closing the state's budget gap -- withholding more than $1 billion in vehicle license fee reimbursements to cities and counties this year -- appears all but dead this fiscal year.</p>
  • CA: Wesson Introduces Bill To Raise Vehicle License Fees

    01/22/2003 2:10:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 290+ views
    The ^ | 1/22/03 | AP
    Fees Would Return To 1998 Level POSTED: 10:08 a.m. PST January 22, 2003 UPDATED: 10:21 a.m. PST January 22, 2003 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Backed by dozens of police and fire chiefs, Assembly Speaker Herb Wesson introduced a bill Tuesday to raise vehicle license fees $115 for the average car and avoid a "public safety disaster" in local budget cuts. "This is a life and death issue," Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said as police chiefs, sheriffs, fire chiefs and other law enforcement leaders packed the Capitol news conference room to support the bill. "There are people who will die...
  • Bill Would Triple Car Fees

    03/17/2002 10:22:10 AM PST · by Euro-American Scum · 32 replies · 435+ views
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ^ | 03/17/2002 | David M. Drucker
    A San Francisco assemblywoman wants California motorists to help east the state’s $17.5 billion budget deficit by tripling vehicle registration fees for the next two years. Democrat Carole Midgen said her Assembly Bill 1753 would raise the $9 billion that the state owes local governments, sparing the beleaguered state budget from shouldering an additional burden. “When the state Legislature enacted the VLF rebates, we were giving back (to the local governments) surpluses that we had,” said Alan LoFaso, Midgen’s chief of staff. “But now we have a deficit.” LoFaso blamed the state’s current budget crisis on a 1998 law that...