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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
- 1 day 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.
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
- 1 day 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
- 21 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...
Sheriffs Across US Drawing on Right-Wing Fringe Ideas to Decide Which Laws to Enforce (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-government. US sheriffs, law, ethics, corruption, government, abuse, politics, news )

Carrie
- 19 hours ago - rawstory.com
The anti-government "Posse Comitatus" movement, which gave birth to sovereign citizens, believes government is illegitimate above the county, so county sheriffs are the highest legal authority in the U.S.
Groceries, Not Guns: Send Kroger a Message ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, gun control, families, children, safety, ethics, rights, society, violence, women )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - act.everytown.org
Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the country, has policies that allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores -- where moms and their kids shop every day. Please keep your employees, customers, and their families safe from the threat of gun...
Medical Examiner Tells Fox: Pot in System Could Have Made Michael Brown Act 'Crazy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'reefer madness', society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, crime, violence, news, police )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The medical examiner who carried out a private autopsy on slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown suggested that reefer madness might have been to blame in the unarmed teen's death. Brown had traces of marijuana in his system on the day he was killed.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Camp That Brings Israelis And Palestinians Together Gives Them Reason To Believe In Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, hope, 'Seeds of Peace', Maine camp, Palestine, Israel, world, children, education, dialogue, freedoms, news, interesting, society, culture )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The lakeside camp was built on the notion that person-to-person contact would cement relationships, which would in turn slowly lead to broader societal change. Peace has been elusive, but former campers have taken on a bevy of projects aimed at making...
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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
 
 
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