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US Politics & Gov't

When Protesting Bush's Wars Was a Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, arrests, bush, cheney, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, government, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, media, politics, propaganda, protests, republicans )

Kit
- 187 days ago - consortiumnews.com
In 2004, at the height - or depths - of George W. Bush's presidency, the very idea of protesting his "war on terror" or invasion of Iraq was deemed worthy of repressing, the backdrop for mass arrests outside the Republican National Convention [....]
Los Angeles: Police Responding to Protest Against 'War With Syria,' 1 Arrested Already
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syria, Protesters, Arrests, California, obama, government, ethics, constitution, americans, usa, war, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 322 days ago - theepochtimes.com
"Anti-war in Syria protest has drawn a couple of hundred protestors to Hollywood and Highland. Traffic is terrible. Avoid the area."
Citibank Arrests Customers for Trying to Close Accounts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citibank, arrests, New York, bank withdrawals, protest, customers )

Dandelion
- 1015 days ago - commondreams.org
Twenty-three customers of Citibank allegedly found themselves under arrest after being locked in the bank. Security guards who even forced legitimate Citibank customers going about their daily business back into the bank.
Drop All Charges on the 'Occupy Wall Street' Arrestees! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, arrests, government, entrapment, corruption )

Nancy
- 1029 days ago - bailoutpeople.org
The arrest of over 700 people on Saturday, Oct 1 on the Brooklyn Bridge by the New York City Police Department is an outrage and an injustice. Numerous videos clearly show top NYPD police officials actually leading the demonstration on to the roadway
10 Scariest Journalist Arrests in American History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scariest Journalist, Arrests, Death, American History, Risky life )

Nancy
- 1208 days ago - toponlinecolleges.com
So many journalists have been taken, arrested, beaten, imprisoned, or detained without reason abroad. This list represents just a fraction of those who were willing to put themselves in danger at the cost of telling the truth.
Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

LucyKalei
- 1760 days ago - democracynow.org
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
A Sudden Outbreak of Domestic Terror Threats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, USA, terrorism, threats, crime, arrests )

Dee
- 1766 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An extended period of relatively little news about domestic terrorist threats was shattered this week. A spate of arrests and reports of fearsome plots have Americans back on edge and struggling to make sense of the suspects and continuous headlines.
Baucus' Raucous Caucus: "We Need More Police"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, abuse, free, speech, dishonesty, lies, obama, americans, health, healthcare, medicine, protection, treatment, single, payer, universal, insurance, police, arrests, doctors, nurses )

Tom
- 1900 days ago - truthdig.com
Single-payer advocates have been protesting in Senate Finance Committee hearings, chaired by Democratic Montana Sen. Max Baucus. Last week, at a committee hearing with 15 industry speakers, not one represented the single-payer perspective.
Demand the Release of Prisoners Taken at RNC Convention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: repression, election, Republicans, protest, arrests )

Clever
- 2153 days ago - free.convio.net
Among those arrested were Democracy NOW's Amy Goodman and an AP photographer! And earlier this weekend, police raided a meeting of the video journalists' group I-Witness with firearms drawn to arrest independent media, bloggers and videomakers.
Supreme Court Says Police May Search Even If Arrest Invalid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Supreme Court, Supreme Court rulings, police, search and seize, evidence, arrests, state laws )

K. A.
- 2285 days ago - hosted.ap.org
The Supreme Court affirmed Wednesday that police have the power to conduct searches and seize evidence, even when done during an arrest that turns out to have violated state law.
60 MORE ANTI-WAR PROTESTERS ARRESTED IN WASH., D.C.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: us war protesters, women, anti-war, arrests, Washington DC, Iraq, oil, Retired Army Col. Ann Wright, picketing )

K. A.
- 2468 days ago - thehill.com
"We're gluttonous & energy-greedy, & we're taking limited natural resources without concerns" voiced protesters. 60 protesters arrested, including representatives from the Oil for Change Coalition, Code Pink & Iraq Veterans Against the War marching in DC
Marijuana, Drug Arrests Hit All-Time High -- Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Govtfearmongering, Drug War, DEA, FBI, Arrests, law enforcement, Report, HIGH, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, media, neocons, propaganda, terrorism, politics, war )

Barb
- 2493 days ago - stopthedrugwar.org
The number of people arrested for marijuana offenses in the US last year was a record 829,625, according to the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report. The figure marks the fourth consecutive year and 11th time in the last 15 years that marijuana arrests hit..
100,000 March On Washington, Hundreds Arrested In Die-In
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: peace, die in, mass protest, march, anti war, arrests )

Good
- 2502 days ago - care2.com
A recent mass peace rally gathered 100,000 people together to march on Washington.. Close to 200 people were arrested in a mass die in as a protest of the illegal occupation and invasion of a country on a preemtive basis.
It Begins: Police Crack Down on Anti-War Protesters in DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-war demonstrators, police, arrests, Washington DC, Answer Coalition )

RC
- 2516 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As usual, the street Nazis overreacted and inflamed the entire situation. Whatever happened to right to free assembly?
   

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