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McConnell's Plan to Shut Down Obama (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, elections, ethics, dishonesty, Obama, obstructionism, government shutdown, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - politico.com
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.
U.S. Commandos Tried To Rescue Foley And Other Hostages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Obama, James Foley, Americans, military, rescue mission, government )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - nytimes.com
A United States Special Operations team tried and failed to rescue James Foley and other Americans held hostage in Syria during a secret mission earlier this summer authorized by President Obama, senior administration officials said Wednesday.
The Interpreters
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, interpreters, war, freedoms, loyalty, allies, bravery, violence, death )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - news.vice.com
The interpreters who worked for American forces during the recent Afghanistan war (and the many still working) are among America's bravest and most loyal allies. So that you don't have to take my word for it, I asked several U.S. Marines I'd met in...
CNN Host: Nat. Guard Said 'You Never Know' What Ferguson 'N*Ggers' Are Going to Do (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: CNN, Don Lemon, National Guard, protestors, Feguson, racism, media, police, violence, safety, rights, freedoms, culture, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
CNN host Don Lemon, who has spent recent days reporting from Ferguson, recalled on Tuesday that a member of the National Guard had called protesters the n-word.
8-Year-Old Endured Horrific Abuse Before Mom and Boyfriend Beat Him to Death: Witnesses
Society & Culture  (tags: Antelope Valley California, child abuse, death, social service, foster care, family, children, ethics, law, sadness, safety, society, crime, violence )

Carrie
- 49 minutes ago - rawstory.com
Sworn testimony revealed that he was forced to eat rotten food, feces and his own vomit. He was repeatedly locked in a tiny cabinet with a sock shoved into his mouth to muffle his screams.
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 24 minutes ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
Gaza Reminds Us of Zionism's Original Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, ethnic cleansing, racism, colonialism, ethics, dishonesty, death, society, humans, government, freedoms, rights, politics, violence )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza is being punished because Gaza is a constant reminder to Israel and the world of the original sin of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine and the creation of a so-called Jewish state.
The Double Identity of An "Anti-Semitic" Commenter
Society & Culture  (tags: Common Dreams investigation, anti-Semtiism, deception, ethics, dishonesty, society, news, corruption, interesting )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - commondreams.org
A Common Dreams investigation has discovered that more than 1000 damaging anti-Semitic comments over the past two years were written with a deceptive purpose by a Jewish Harvard graduate in his thirties who was irritated by the website's discussion of...
Cop Barred From Ferguson Protests After Telling Reporter, 'I'M Going to F*Cking Kill You' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, police, violence, dishonesty, ethics, crime, culture, sadness, society, rights, freedoms, corruption, safety )

Carrie
- 24 minutes ago - rawstory.com
A police officer in Ferguson, Missouri was removed from duty on Wednesday after being caught on video threatening to kill a reporter during the latest demonstration in the city. STRONG LANGUAGE!
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 24 minutes ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
 
 
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