Senate Dems Betray Lilly-Senate Democrats pay... →
stuff-that-irks-me: A group of Democratic female senators on Wednesday declared war on the so-called “gender pay gap,” urging their colleagues to pass the aptly named Paycheck Fairness Act when Congress returns from recess next month. However, a substantial gender pay gap exists in their own offices, a Washington Free Beacon analysis of Senate salary data reveals. Of the five senators who...
Obama Admits Repeatedly Ordering Assassinations Of... →
Re: Mayor Bloomberg's proposal on banning the sale...
peterfeld: nudawn: You guys I stopped drinking soda like 6 months ago. Its NOT THE FUCKING POINT. The fucking point is we all are adults and shouldn’t have to live in a fucking fascist fucking nanny state. Lol no. The point is results. Human beings are weak, impressionable creatures who are powerless in the face of relentless, psychologically researched campaigns to profit off our...
EFF | This Week In Transparency: Torture Evidence... →
beatyourselfup: ACLU loses FOIA Case Asking For Torture Evidence In a disappointing ruling for government transparency advocates, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held the government could keep secret “cables describing waterboarding; a photograph of a detainee, Abu Zubaydah, taken around the time that he was subjected to the ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’; and a short phrase that...
MSNBC Primetime Makes Zero Mentions Of Trayvon... →
talkstraight: In March and April, MSNBC’s primetime hosts ran with nearly wall-to-wall coverage of the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. They regularly suggested that the lack of national interest in the case was worthy of outrage. Last week, when an avalanche of new evidence favorable to George Zimmerman came to light, MSNBC’s primetime lineup didn’t just bury the story, they didn’t...
I'm getting even more disgusted with the news
baseballlibertarian: For the last week or so all I’ve seen in the news was them pushing for war with Syria. I agree, it is horrible when a government slaughters their citizens. I’m not denying that. But this country can’t afford another war. This is when people need to be strong willed and just say no. What is happening in Syria posing no national security risk to us. None. It doesn’t...
Denver police beat a peaceful man literally to... →
beatyourselfup: Videos on the page “I always thought police were nothing but good and were there to protect people,” testifies Elizabeth Polak, a registered nurse from Phoenix. Her view of the State’s enforcement caste changed dramatically as a result of what she witnessed in Denver on the evening of March 25, 2008. Polak, returning to her apartment following her daily jog, saw a man and a...
So Then the FBI Sent Out an Agent to Check Up on... →
Russia will veto military intervention in Syria at... →
Obama and Congress Approve Resolution that... →
From infowars.com. _______________________________________________________ Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism May 29, 2012 In late 2011, representative from China, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan submitted a proposal called the International Code of Conduct for Information Security (ICCIS) to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that called for international consensus of a global set of...
SKorea Teens Flock Online To Snitch On Pro-North...
n-morgan: Source: AP Google is not just a search engine for 26-year-old South Korean Ma Han-joo. Nor is Twitter merely a fun way to share pics of K-pop stars. For Ma and thousands of other young conservative activists – many of them teenagers – they are crucial weapons in their campaign to scrub the Internet of North Korea sympathizers. Ma, whose delicate frame and shy smile makes her an...
Kurdish government stops issuing gun permits →
weaponsystems: Hiwa Hassan, 34, visited the Erbil Governorate Office twice last year to renew his firearm license. He was turned down both times, even though he says he needs a firearm because his job requires him to constantly move between cities.
Supreme Court agrees to hear warrantless... →
sinidentidades: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a US government challenge to a lawsuit against its electronic surveillance program, which allows authorities to eavesdrop on Americans’ overseas phone calls and emails. The court agreed to hear the case Clapper vs. Amnesty International, the Barack Obama administration’s petition to the US top court in which it seeks to throw out a suit...
Politicians and Team Owners Snooker Sports Fans... →
Minnesota governor Mark Dayton just signed the midnight deal that state lawmakers struck with the owners of the Minnesota Vikings to build the team a new stadium. Players and management shook hands. Fans breathed a sigh of relief that their beloved football team would remain in the Gopher State. But some important parties were missing from the celebration: the taxpayers who are stuck with the...
Senate Banking Investigation of JPMorgan to be... →
laliberty: Related: JPMorgan’s Blunder Is No Market Failure Government’s Implicit Subsidies to “Too Big To Fail” Corporations Enabled JP Morgan’s $2 billion loss Glass-Steagall Wouldn’t Have Prevented the JPMorgan Loss or the Financial Crisis How JP Morgan could actually benefit from the London Whale debacle, through the long-term regulations that could result
How the US Sold Africa to Multinationals Like... →
iggymogo: Will Obama’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition help farmers like Charity? The New Alliance was announced in conjunction with the G8 meeting last Friday. Under the scheme, some 45 corporations, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Yara International, Cargill, DuPont, and PepsiCo, have pledged a total of $3.5 billion in investment in Africa. The full list of corporations and...
Bill C-38 protest has 13,000 websites going dark... →
existentialistmumbojumbo: When it comes to politics, Canadians are generally an apathetic bunch. Often, a controversy will brew and within a week or two we forget about it and move on. It appears Bill C-38 is one issue we’re not willing to let go. Saturday is the one month anniversary of the introduction of the so-called omnibus budget bill, a 425-page bill that amends 60 different acts,...
New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online... →
existentialistmumbojumbo: (CBS News) New York state lawmakers have proposed a ban on anonymous online comments. Called the Internet Protection Act (A.8688/S.6779), the legislation would require a web site administrator to pull down anonymous comments from sites, including “social networks, blogs forums, message boards or any other discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form...
The US Should Leave NATO, Not Shore It Up →
baseballlibertarian: And while we are at it the US should leave the UN too. With the media focused at the NATO summit in Chicago on the organization’s future role in Afghanistan, President Obama’s plan to strengthen the alliance passed largely under the radar. Even as the United States supposedly “pivots” to Asia to contain a rising China by augmenting alliances with China’s neighbors, the...