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Contrary to an earlier article (AP?) Medea Benjamin was not along. Colonel Wright lays out the background of the invitation they received and why she was not allowed into Canada, despite an invitation from Parliament. She gives background on restrictions of border traffic rules imposed by US. Has a book when State Dept finishes redacting it. She resigned from Diplomatic Service in 03.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.

Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.

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