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Tuesday July 28th, 2015
Pentagon Asks 'Armed Citizens' Not To Stand Guard At Recruiting Centers posted 07/28/2015, 4:36 PM (NPR)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Defense Department, reacting to armed citizens appearing in front of military recruiting offices around the country since last week's fatal shootings of five U.S. servicemen in Chattanooga, Tenn., has asked that "individuals not stand guard" on federal property.

"We take the safety of our service members, our DoD civilians, and the families who support them very seriously, and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is currently reviewing recommendations from the services for making o
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Monday July 27th, 2015

Smoking Gun: MPAA Emails Reveal Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Via Today Show And WSJ posted 07/27/2015, 5:31 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
If you talk to the reporters who work for various big media companies, they insist that they have true editorial independence from the business side of their companies. They insist that the news coverage isn't designed to reflect the business interests of their owners. Of course, most people have always suspected this was bullshit -- and you could see evidence of this in things like the fact that the big TV networks refused to cover the SOPA protests. But -- until now -- there's never nec... (more)

Obama Pledges to Use Last 18 Months in Office Pushing Gun Control posted 07/27/2015, 5:31 AM (CNS News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
President Obama on Thursday pledged to use his last 18 months in office to work on gun control, calling it “the one area where I feel that I’ve been most frustrated and most stymied.”

“If you ask me where has been the one area where I feel that I’ve been most frustrated and most stymied, it is the fact that the United States of America is the one advanced nation on earth in which we do not have sufficient, common-sense gun safety laws – even in the face of repeated mass killings,”
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Donald Trump: I Pay My Own Way, Unlike Bush, Walker or Clinton posted 07/27/2015, 5:30 AM (WSJ)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
OSKALOOSA, Iowa—Donald Trump said there was no cap in the amount of money he would be willing to put into his campaign for the Republican nomination for president if his message continues to resonate with voters.

Speaking at a free-wheeling press conference following a rally in this city east of Des Moines, Mr. Trump also attacked Republican rivals Jeb Bush and Scott Walker and Democrat Hillary Clinton with accusations that they were beholden to wealthy donors.

... (more)

Saturday July 25th, 2015

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill for $15 Minimum Wage, Pays Staff Only $12 posted 07/25/2015, 11:21 PM (MRCTV)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Included in the 62 million workers making under $15 hour are members of Bernie Sanders' own staff. According to the senators' website, Interns are paid only $12 an hour.... (more)

Friday July 24th, 2015

Guess Who Else Is Fundraising for Clinton: Private Prison Lobbyists posted 07/24/2015, 4:49 PM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
In addition to Wall Street and the fossil fuel industry, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is turning to lobbyists for the two biggest private prison companies in the country, Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group, to raise money for her 2016 presidential candidacy.... (more)

Tuesday July 21st, 2015

Obama Admin Seeks to Further Ruin Our Dishwashers posted 07/21/2015, 3:42 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Government regulations have already ruined our dishwashers. The need to wash dishes twice or pre-wash is already an entrenched reality due to previous regulations which pushed washer makers to use only a paltry 6.5 gallons a wash, now the bureaucrats at the Department of Energy want washers to use only a pathetic 3.1 gallons, and the industry is freaking out.

From The Hill:
Companies that make dishwashers are warning that the Obama administration’s latest e... (more)

The State: The Enemy Not Only of All Mankind But of Kindness, Too posted 07/21/2015, 3:39 PM (Becky Akers)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority in Florida has fired one of its collectors of tolls because he sometimes paid these double-dipping taxes for his "customers" out of his own pocket:
...he charged a trailer driver $5 too little, and after realizing his mistake, he paid the difference himself. He would do this from time to time if a driver was ... (more)

How a Labor Union Keeps Mixed Martial Arts Illegal in New York posted 07/21/2015, 3:37 PM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
his month, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) experienced one of its biggest Pay-Per-View events ever with “UFC 189,” live from Las Vegas, Nevada. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is widely considered to be the fastest growing sport in America and perhaps even the world. Thus, many different cities both inside and outside the United States have hosted MMA events. But in one state, New York, MMA remains illegal, and will likely remain that way for at least one more year. The sport is legal and regu... (more)

Monday July 20th, 2015

Prosecutors Rally Against Sentencing Reform, Say Build More Prisons posted 07/20/2015, 3:46 PM (US News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Nervous federal prosecutors attempted to rally opposition Friday to criminal sentencing reform in response to President Barack Obama’s week of issuing commutations and making pro-reform speeches.

The president and a bipartisan alliance in Congress say inflexible penalties for various drug crimes should be reduced or eliminated as a matter of fairness. But the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys says elected officials should make no such change.
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Sunday July 19th, 2015

Obama Pushes to Extend Gun Background Checks to Social Security posted 07/19/2015, 7:42 PM (LA Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others.

The push is intended to bring the Social Security Administration in line with laws regulating who gets reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, which is used
... (more)

Tuesday July 14th, 2015

Florida: Vendor Tries To Save Red Light Cameras Despite Accident Rise posted 07/14/2015, 1:43 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Accidents are up at the intersections with red light cameras in Hollywood, Florida, but American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is desperate to keep the troubled system alive. City commissioners last week unanimously approved an ordinance to dump the controversial devices, only to back away from the resolution after ATS proposed a last-minute deal. The company will, in effect, pay the council to ignore the city police chief's warning about the impact of automated ticketing since January 2011.
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Obama Grants Clemency to 46 Drug Offenders, But Thousands Turned Away posted 07/14/2015, 1:42 PM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
President Barack Obama announced Monday that he is commuting the sentences of 46 people incarcerated for federal drug convictions, prompting a lukewarm response from rights campaigners, who say the small act of clemency is vital for the people impacted--but a far cry from the deep change needed.

The president commuted all 46 sentences to expire on November 10, with the full list of people granted clemency available here.

Obama said in a video statement: "The
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Hillary Clinton Takes Aim at Uber During Speech on 'Gig Economy' posted 07/14/2015, 1:41 PM (CNET)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The democratic presidential candidate vows to "crack down" on companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors.... (more)

Leaked Document: Nearly One-Third Of 847,000 Veterans In Backlog For VA Health Care Already Died posted 07/14/2015, 1:41 PM (Huffington Post)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
WASHINGTON -- More than 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans in the pending backlog for health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs have already died, according to an internal VA document provided to The Huffington Post.... (more)

Sunday July 12th, 2015

Federal Buildings In SoCal Caught Wasting Water, Officials Threaten To Confiscate News Cameras posted 07/12/2015, 10:23 AM (CBS LA)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

LOS ANGELES ( — While all Californians are under mandatory water restrictions, CBS2 News cameras went undercover and found some federal facilities may be wasting water for hours at a time.

And government workers weren’t happy when Investigative Reporter David Goldstein tried to get answers.

“Can you shut that off? Or I’m going to have to confiscate your c
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Official: Water County Accused Actor Tom Selleck of Stealing Was Paid For posted 07/12/2015, 10:23 AM (ABC News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Water from a public hydrant that Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing from in dry California was legally purchased, an official said.

The Calleguas Municipal Water District in Ventura County sued the "Magnum, P.I." star, alleging that a tanker truck filled up at the hydrant and took it to Selleck's 60-acre ranch more than a dozen times in the past two years.

The district announced a tentative settlement with Selleck on Thursday.
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Thursday July 9th, 2015

Chris Christie: Rand Paul Should Answer To Congress For All Future Terror Attacks posted 07/09/2015, 10:31 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Chris Christie, New Jersey Govorner, presidential candidate, and anti-terror crusader, has built quite a reputation for himself for his admiration for the now partially-expired PATRIOT Act. Add to that his worry about anyone opposing NSA surveillance and his assertions that any fears over government surveillance are so much malarkey, and ... (more)

What Does It Take to Get a Gag Order in the Southern District of New York? posted 07/09/2015, 10:31 AM (CL&P Blog)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Not much, it appears. ... (more)

Monday July 6th, 2015

Press Roped Down By Aides at Hillary Event posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (The Weekly Standard)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The press was roped down by aides today at Hillary Clinton event in New Hampshire. Photos of the press corps following Clinton at a July 4 parade were shared today on Twitter and Snapchat.... (more)

Thursday July 2nd, 2015

Donald Trump's Business Relationships With New York City Under Review, Administration Says posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (Newsday)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that his administration is reviewing the city's business relationships with billionaire developer Donald Trump, who is under sustained fire for his presidential campaign speech suggesting criminals were rife among Mexicans who enter the country.... (more)

Wednesday July 1st, 2015

VIDEO: Girl Bursts Into Tears After Hillary Touches Her posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (The American Mirror)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Is Hillary Clinton the lost Beatle? Or channeling Barack Obama circa 2008?

Her latest ad could certainly leave that impression.

The campaign ad, titled, “A Pledge,” features the candidate reaching out to a girl who says she has cystic fibrosis. Within moments, the girl was in tears.
... (more)

Tuesday June 30th, 2015

NBCUniversal Cuts Ties With Donald Trump Over Immigration Comments posted 06/30/2015, 7:13 AM (CNN)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
"They will stand behind lying Brian Williams, but won't stand behind people that tell it like it is, as unpleasant as that may be." ... (more)

Monday June 29th, 2015

New Gun Study Misses the Point on Self-Defense, and Uses Bad Data to Boot posted 06/29/2015, 2:44 PM (Cato @ Liberty)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A recent report from Violence Policy Center purports to show that private gun possession results in many more criminal firearm homicides than justified killings, a conclusion that was quickly picked up by several media outlets. But it isn... (more)

Friday June 26th, 2015

Senate Approves Fast-Track, Sending Trade Bill to White House posted 06/26/2015, 5:09 AM (TheHill)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Senate voted Wednesday to approve fast-track authority, securing a big second-term legislative win for President Obama after a months-long struggle.

The 60-38 Senate vote capped weeks of fighting over the trade bill, which pitted Obama against most of his party — including Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
... (more)

Thursday June 25th, 2015

The fun they had: New York Times staff mimicked mass killings in leaked photos posted 06/25/2015, 3:50 AM (RT)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Two leaked photographs show top New York Times staff in poses making fun of mass killings shortly after they happened.... (more)
How the PC police act behind closed doors...

Tuesday June 23rd, 2015

Piers Morgan: Jail White People Who Use the N-Word posted 06/23/2015, 1:12 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Former CNN host and vehement gun control advocate Piers Morgan today called for all white people who use the N-word to be arrested and thrown in jail.

The debate began after President Obama uttered the w
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Monday June 22nd, 2015

Old Enough to Die For the Government, But Not Old Enough to Smoke Cigarettes posted 06/22/2015, 5:04 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Hawaii just raised the legal smoking age to 21. Under the new anti-smoking regime, those under 21 will not be grandfathered in, meaning they'll be forced to quit or become criminals and smoke illegally.
... (more)

Karl Rove: Only Way To Stop The Violence Is To Repeal Second Amendment posted 06/22/2015, 5:02 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Skip the intro by skipping to 00:14.

Friday June 19th, 2015

Silk Road creator's lawyer: Ex-Secret Service agent's guilty plea 'undermines government's entire investigation' posted 06/19/2015, 4:45 PM (Reuters)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The lawyer for convicted Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht said Friday an ex-Secret Service agent's expected guilty plea to stealing more than $800,000 of bitcoins during a probe of the black market website shows the investigation was corrupt.... (more)

Thursday June 18th, 2015

Obama Calls for Gun Control in Wake of Church Shooting, Says Such Mass Killings Unique to America posted 06/18/2015, 4:30 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Never let a crisis go to waste.

From CBS:
“Any death of this sort is a tragedy, any shooting involving multiple victims is a tragedy,” Obama said. “There’s something particularly heartbreaking about a death happen... (more)

OPM Contract for Credit Monitoring Services Called into Question posted 06/18/2015, 4:29 PM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
With all the focus on the cyber breach affecting anywhere from 4 million to 14 million current and former federal employees, let's not overlook the simple fact that despite what some would call urgent and compelling needs, the government has rules and regulations that still must be followed.

One shining question mark in this discussion is how the Office of Personnel Management went about awarding its contract for credit monitoring services to Winvale/CSID.

Several m
... (more)

Tuesday June 16th, 2015

Possible Pentagon Destruction of Evidence in NSA Leak Case Probed posted 06/16/2015, 2:20 PM (McClatchy DC)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Two government watchdog agencies are investigating whether the Pentagon inspector general destroyed evidence improperly during the high-profile leak investigation of former National Security Agency senior official Thomas Drake.

The Justice Department acknowledged the probes in a letter last week to a federal magistrate judge who recently received the allegations from Drake’s lawyers. The judge is determining whether she should take further action in a case that ended in 2011 when
... (more)

Monday June 15th, 2015

Why the Law Doesn't Apply to People like David Petraeus posted 06/15/2015, 1:15 PM (Salon)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Not only does the national security elite believe members of their club should face different standards of justice, but they also believe our recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been successes.

That’s the lesson one gets from reading the letters written to Judge David Kessler in support of a lenient sentence for David Petraeus after his conviction for leaking classified inform
... (more)

Friday June 12th, 2015

Hack Of Federal Gov't Employee Info Is Much, Much Worse Than Originally Stated: Unencrypted Social Security Numbers Leaked posted 06/12/2015, 11:59 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Over a decade ago, I pointed out that every single time there were reports of big "data leaks" via hacking, a few weeks after the initial report, we would find out that the leak was even worse than originally reported. That maxim has held true over and over again. And, here we go again. Last week, we noted that the US government's Office of Personnel Management had been hacked, likely by Chinese hackers. An... (more)

Thursday June 11th, 2015

Paul Ryan’s Pelosi-Esque Obamatrade Moment: ‘It’s Declassified And Made Public Once It’s Agreed To’ posted 06/11/2015, 11:38 AM (Breitbart)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Chief Obamatrade proponent House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan admitted during Congressional testimony on Wednesday evening that despite tons of claims from him and other Obamatrade supporters to the contrary, the process is highly secretive.

He also made a gaffe in his House Rules Committee testimony on par with former Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s push to pass Obamacare, in which she said infamously said: “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what i
... (more)

Bill Clinton Contradicts Hillary on Email Claims posted 06/11/2015, 11:38 AM (Fox News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Bill Clinton appeared Wednesday to contradict his wife's claims about their personal email use, saying he's only sent two emails in his life -- despite Hillary Clinton saying some of the private messages on her personal server were from her and her husband.

The former president addressed his very sparing email use at a Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Denver.

He said the "only time" he got on the Internet was to do "two emails" and order Christmas presents. ... (more)

Wednesday June 10th, 2015

Obama Goes Full Stalin: Tells Secret Court To Ignore Law He Signed 4 Hours Earlier, Extend Illegal NSA Surveillance posted 06/10/2015, 10:57 AM (ZeroHedge)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Just when we thought the absurdity that marks every single day of Obama's reign could not possibly be surpassed, we learned that 4 hours (3 hours and 47 minutes to be precise) after the US president vowed to sign a new law banning bulk data collection by the NSA (named, for purely grotesque reasons, the "USA Freedom Act"), the Obama administration asked the secret Fisa surveillance court to ignore a federal court that found bulk surveillance illegal and to once again grant the National ... (more)

One Voter Shows Up At Santorum Event In Iowa posted 06/10/2015, 10:41 AM (Politico)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
At first, one was the loneliest number for Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday.

Just one Iowan showed up at 2 p.m. campaign stop Monday at a restaurant in the unincorporated community of Hamlin, population 300, according to a report from The Des Moines Register — Peggy Toft, an insurance agent who chairs the county’s Republican Party.
... (more)
They say it's the best turnout he's ever had! - Chris

Tuesday June 9th, 2015

'Wounded Warrior' Charity Fights--To Get Rich posted 06/09/2015, 9:39 AM (The Daily Beast)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Wounded Warrior Project’s CEO wants charity execs to get a big-league salary without worries about high overhead—and he’s not shy about selling donor info.... (more)

Monday June 8th, 2015

Bilderberg 2015: Full Attendee List & Agenda posted 06/08/2015, 7:50 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The official Bilderberg Group website has released the full attendee list and agenda for this year’s conference. As ever, the list of topics to be discussed is so vague as to almost be meaningless. Infowars will have full coverage of Bilderberg’s detailed agenda later today and for the rest of the week.... (more)

Senators Move to Ban Use of Taxpayer Dollars to Pay NFL Teams to Honor Troops posted 06/08/2015, 7:50 AM (CNN)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Washington (CNN)Honoring U.S. troops at National Football League games should be done out of a sense of patriotism, not a quest for profit, says a bipartisan group of senators who are moving to ban the use of taxpayer dollars for the practice.

Sens. John McCain, R-Arizona; Jeff Flake, R-Arizona; and Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, filed an amendment Thursday to the National Defense Authorization Act that bans the Department of Defense from spending taxpayer funds to honor Ameri
... (more)

Thursday June 4th, 2015

How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti and Built Six Homes posted 06/04/2015, 5:35 AM (ProPublica)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The neighborhood of Campeche sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever uncollected. Children kick a deflated volleyball in a dusty lot below a wall with a hand-painted logo of the American Red Cross.

In late 2011, the Red Cross launched a multimillion-dollar project to transform the desperately poor area, which was hit hard by the earthquake that struck Haiti the year before. The main focus of the project — called
... (more)

Monday June 1st, 2015

Hastert Indictment: Charge Him With Non-Crimes, Anonymously Accuse Him of Being a Pedophile posted 06/01/2015, 6:24 AM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Glenn Greenwald explains how the justice system works in Amerika...

"Hastert was indicted for two alleged felonies: 1) withdrawing cash from his bank accounts in amounts and patterns designed to hide the payments; and 2) lying to the FBI about the purpose of those withdrawals once they detected them and then inquired with him. That’s it. For those venial acts, he faces five years in a federal prison on each count."
... (more)

Friday May 29th, 2015

The NYTimes Plays Its Role In 'Keeping Fear Alive' With Pure Fearmongering Over PATRIOT Act Renewal posted 05/29/2015, 5:40 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Earlier this year, we wrote about the psychological games that surveillance state defenders play -- both on themselves and the public -- to continually ratchet up programs that show no evidence of working. In it, we pointed to a great post by the ACLU's Kade Crockford, highlighting a rare case where an FBI official was forthright abou... (more)

Thursday May 28th, 2015

Texas House Pushing to Criminalize Citizens Who Record Legislators posted 05/28/2015, 5:18 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Texas House members voted Tuesday to keep a provision within an ethics reform bill that would open citizen journalists to lawsuits if they were to audio record a legislature without permission.... (more)

Bill Clinton Paid Through Shell Company With No Empoyees Or Assets... posted 05/28/2015, 5:18 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or assets that the former president has legally used to provide consulting and other services, but which demonstrates the complexity of the family's finances.

Because the company, WJC, LLC, has no financial assets, Hillary Clinton's campaign was not obligated to report its existence in her recent financial disclosure report, officials with Bill Clinto
... (more)

Tuesday May 26th, 2015

Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons Deals From Hillary Clinton's State Department posted 05/26/2015, 6:15 PM (IB Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Even by the standards of arms deals between the United States and Saudi Arabia, this one was enormous. A consortium of American defense contractors led by Boeing would deliver $29 billion worth of advanced fighter jets to the United States' oil-rich ally in the Middle East.... (more)

New DEA Chief Retreats On War Against Weed, Says DEA Will No Longer Focus On Marijuana posted 05/26/2015, 6:21 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Washington D.C. – With states all across the country lowering their penalties in marijuana cases, the incoming DEA chief says that the agency will no longer focus on marijuana. Chuck Rosenberg, a former administrator at the FBI, claimed that instead of attacking marijuana users and sellers, that he wants to "improve the DEA's procedures on classifying, declassifying and reclassifying drugs," as the new chief of the DEA.

Rosenberg "has proven himself as an exceptional leader, a ski
... (more)

Monday May 25th, 2015

Bill Nye, The Alarmist Climate Guy, Says It's 'Unpatriotic' To Question Government Approved 'Science' posted 05/25/2015, 5:28 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Bill Nye, the so called ‘science guy’ has penned a piece for the leftist website Vox in which he actually suggests that the US Constitution says anyone who disagrees with government on scientific matters is unpatriotic.

Nye, who is firmly entrenched in the climate alarmist camp, breaks out the word “denier,” as per usual and attempts to argue that those who question global warming are defying the core principles of the United States.
... (more)

Friday May 22nd, 2015

Judge Won't Give Public Access to Senate Report on CIA Torture posted 05/22/2015, 4:53 PM (Courthouse News Service)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
(CN) - Civil libertarians cannot force a full disclosure of the nearly 7,000-page Senate report on the CIA's use of torture in interrogations, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

The 6,963-page "Final Full Report" by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has been in a quasi-limbo since Republicans took control of Congress at the beginning of this year.
... (more)

Tuesday May 19th, 2015

Chris Christie Calls Snowden Supporters “Civil Liberties Extremists” in His Latest Desperate Neocon Diatribe posted 05/19/2015, 2:45 PM (Liberty Blitzkrieg)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Chris Christie is a uniquely American embarrassment. Only a person so completely consumed with his own bullshit and narcissism could miss the fact that he characterizes the word coward. He’s created a national presence for himself as a warrior against corruption, yet he only punches downward, and exclusively picks on the weak. While he rails against entitlements and takes particular pleasure in attacking teachers, he never dares go after the real entitlement criminals. Wall Street bailout babies... (more)

Sharpton's Daughter Suing NYC For $5 Mil Over 'Sprained Ankle,' Outed As Not-So-Hurt posted 05/19/2015, 2:45 PM (WND)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter, Dominique Sharpton – who’s suing the city of New York for $5 million for a sprained-ankle claim – may not be as injured as purported.

She’s been outed by Instagram and social media photographs with a seemingly healthy ankle, climbing a mountain in Bali, Indonesia. The photographs come as her suit alleges “she still suffers” from massive ankle pain from a twisting she received from a street crack in Soho a year ago, the New York Post reported.
... (more)

Monday May 18th, 2015

Australian Territory Orders More Speed Cameras Despite Accident Increase posted 05/18/2015, 2:21 PM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Serious accidents increased where speed cameras were used in the Australian Capital Territory according to a report released Thursday by ACT officials who cited the finding as a reason to install more cameras. The much delayed evaluation examined accident records at 121 locations, half with and half without automated ticketing machines, from 1994 to 2012.... (more)

Friday May 15th, 2015

Kim Dotcom: Julian Assange Has New Info Forthcoming About Hillary Clinton posted 05/15/2015, 1:40 PM (Bloomberg)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Student Challenges Jeb Bush on Iraq Claims by Declaring: 'Your Brother Created Isis' posted 05/15/2015, 1:39 PM (The Independent)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Jeb Bush was left grasping for a response when a student challenged him during a meeting by declaring: “Your brother created Isis”.

Mr Bush, the former governor of Florida and sibling of George W. Bush, was wrapping up a town-hall style discussion when Ivy Ziedrich, a 19-year-old student at the University of Nevada, commanded his attention by asking him to take a student question.
... (more)

Forfeiture Funds Used to Oppose Marijuana Legalization posted 05/15/2015, 1:39 PM (Phoenix New Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A law-enforcement task force in Yavapai County cut a $50,000 check from RICO funds to a substance-abuse group dedicated to fighting marijuana legalization in Arizona, New Times has learned.... (more)

Thursday May 14th, 2015

'Fake' Reform: Little to Celebrate as USA Freedom Act Passes House posted 05/14/2015, 2:26 PM (Common Dreams)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Though the overwhelming and bipartisan passage of the USA Freedom Act in the House of Representatives on Wednesday portends the end of the NSA's mass collection of Americans' private telephone records, civil liberties groups found little else to celebrate as the ultimate passage of the bill, which now heads to the Senate, would re-authorize a number of worrisome programs by extending the life o... (more)

Wednesday May 13th, 2015

Shock Poll: Americans Hate Jeb Bush More Than Hillary posted 05/13/2015, 11:25 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Sixty percent (60%) of Americans would not consider Jeb Bush for president, compared to 51% who said the same about Hillary Clinton, according to national poll of mostly conservative voters.

The George Washington University Battleground Poll of 1,000 registered voters, of which only 16% identified with the Tea Party, also found that 48% of voters have an unfavorable vi
... (more)

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

Anti-Gun Lawmaker Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Girlfriend’s Car with Shotgun posted 05/12/2015, 10:09 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Democratic Sen. Virgil K. Smith is currently being questioned by Detroit police after allegedly firing multiple rounds into his girlfriend’s vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday.... (more)

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