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ABUSE! Drivers Get Screwed Over Constantly in America
Society & Culture  (tags: driving, police searches, civil liberties, privacy rights, governement, snopping, poitics, big brother, a-holes on patrol, society, politics, government, ethics, culture, americans, transportation, police, rights, news, freedoms, dishonesty, usa, abuse )

Cal
- 71 days ago - vice.com
In order to legally operate a motor vehicle on public roads in America today, citizens must abide an astonishing array of affronts to even the most basic concepts of civil liberty.
American Muslim Convert Plotted to Bomb Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, transpo )

Rahman
- 186 days ago - latimes.com
Yet another convert to Islam "somehow" got the idea that jihad has to do with murdering Infidels. There are no programs in mosques in the U.S. to teach why such a notion is un-Islamic. This led to him wanting to wage jihad.
OP-ED: Super Bowl Sunday Is America's Biggest Religious Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Super Bowl, religion, obcession, politics, transportation, society, religion, news, ethics, culture, americans, sports )

Cal
- 231 days ago - theweek.com
A decline in formal religious participation makes this game the event of the year
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, society, ethics, housing, wages, transportation, food, health, rights, sadness, humans, family )

Carrie
- 232 days ago - alternet.org
According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while "half of Americans are in or near poverty." On top of that 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Islamic Dog Hatred & Animal Rights Activists' Silence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, diability discrimination, Muslims, Islam, dogs, blind, service dog, family, health, law, politics, religion, rights, society, transportation )

Ge
- 316 days ago - frontpagemag.com
In the UK a Muslim taxi driver recently refused to give a lift to a disabled woman's dog, alleging that it broke the rules of Ramadan. Despite the fact that by law no taxi driver can refuse to carry a disabled passenger or assistance animal unless he
The Lost Cow Tunnels of New York City
Society & Culture  (tags: New York City, tunnels, cows, urban legend, meat packing district, fact or fiction, society, interesting, transportation )

Carrie
- 325 days ago - gizmodo.com
Like every other major metropolis, New York City has tunnels for people, tunnels for cars, and lots of tunnels for trains. But it also has something rather more unique: tunnels for cows. Or does it?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prohibit the Use of Cellphones While Driving
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, politics, freedoms, technology, celll phone use, no exting, ethics, transportation, society, culture, government, law )

Cal
- 403 days ago - forcechange.com
Although statistics show that driving while using a cellphone is extremely dangerous, many states have yet to take action to restrict the use of handheld devices while driving. Demand Congress take action to implement a law prohibiting the use of cellphon
Delta Offers to Put Down Cardboard While Forcing Disabled Man to Crawl on Tarmac (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Delta Airlines, news, rights, sadness, ethics, transportation, travel, freedoms, health, law, society )

Carrie
- 419 days ago - rawstory.com
A disabled Hawaii man is suing Delta Airlines after he says that the company forced him to crawl across the airport tarmac three times and only offered him cardboard so he would not get his suit dirty.
Coal Dependent: Pacific Northwest Activists Fight New Export Terminals
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, coal, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, rights, transportation, world )

Kathy
- 868 days ago - grist.org
In Oregon and Washington, proposals to construct several coal export terminals are on the table. If they move forward, about 150 million tons of coal each year would travel by train from Montana and Wyoming's Powder River Basin to ports in Oregon and Wash
Despite Setbacks, Flotilla Organizers Decide to Sail to Gaza on Monday
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, freedoms, ethics, government, interesting, humans, internet, media, politics, safety, society, religion, rights, transportation )

Joan
- 1175 days ago - haaretz.com
The organizers of the Gaza-bound flotilla said Sunday that all operational ships will set sail on Monday, despite the numerous delays the flotilla activists had encountered in the past week.
NEWS YOU CAN USE: 6 Ways to Survive Holiday Travel
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, health, humans, family, transportation, safety, americans, world, society, interesting, news )

Cal
- 1389 days ago - rd.com
Holiday travel can be a headache but with this checklist you'll be armed and ready so that you can focus on your loved ones, holiday traditions, and making memories.
Travelers' 5 Most Demeaning TSA Horror Stories
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, travel, transportation, air travel, security, pat-downs, politics, humans, ethics, media, news, safety )

Cal
- 1398 days ago - alternet.org
As the TSA mulls how to screen passengers "less invasively" (never mind that they shouldn't have been invasive in the first place), and National Opt-Out Day approaches, several new stories have come out illustrating why the TSA's approach to airline safet
Stewart and Colbert's Political 'Joke' --- Not Such A Joke!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, goodnews, government, humans, interesting, internet, news, politics, rights, safety, society, transportation )

Kit
- 1460 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"Anyone who's going to be involved in the final weekend push is not likely to skip it just because of a comedian's rally, and these guys reach an audience that's high risk to sit this election out," said Ilyse Hogue, the communications director for MoveOn
Highway Deaths Fall to Lowest Level Since 1950
Society & Culture  (tags: US, highway fatalities, safety, society, transportation )

Michelle
- 1472 days ago - hosted.ap.org
The number of people dying on the nation's roads has fallen to its lowest level in six decades, helped by a combination of seat belts, safer cars and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws.
UK Govt Puts You on
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, health, crime, freedoms, rights, transportation, government, vegan, vegetarian )

JustaHuma
- 1512 days ago - vegsource.com
UK Govt puts you on "terrorist suspect" list if you order vegetarian when flying.Police secretly investigated the travel habits, family, friends and backgrounds of 47,000 innocent people last year ....
 

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