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US Politics & Gov't

Personal Update - 12/26/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
'The Interview' Gets Nationwide Theatrical Release
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, propaganda, war, usa, politics, military, media, freedoms, ethics, crime, obama, troops )

Wild
- 23 hours ago - npr.org
The Interview, the comedy that centers on a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will open today in nearly 300 independent theaters nationwide.
Saul Landau on the Cuban Revolution and How the U.S. Directly Aided Anti-Castro Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, war, usa, media, military, politics, obama, freedoms, abuse, cover-up, terrorism )

Wild
- 22 hours ago - democracynow.org
As the United States moves to normalize relations with Cuba, we rebroadcast our 2012 interview with the late filmmaker Saul Landau, who made more than 45 films and wrote 14 books, many about Cuba. We spoke to him about his film "Will the Real Terrorist Pl
New York City Sends $30 Million a Year to School With History of Giving Kids Electric Shocks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Judge Rotenberg Center, Boston area, disabled schoolchildren, severe developmental disabilities, behavior disorders, abuse, electric shocks, restraints, New York )

Judy
- 1 day ago - propublica.org
New York City kids make up the vast majority of the students at Massachusetts' infamous Judge Rotenberg Center, and keep getting sent there despite repeated evidence of abuse.
The Worldwide Bail-Ins Are Coming
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, constitution, ethics, government, economy, dishonesty, politics, lies, americans )

Earths
- 1 day ago - endtimeheadlines.org
The world's megabanks now have official permission to pledge depositor accounts as collateral to make leveraged derivative bets. And if they lose a bet, the counterparty to the contract has first dibs on your money. The governments of these 20 countries a
No, North Korea Didn't Hack Sony
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sony )

Michael
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
The FBI and the President may claim that the Hermit Kingdom is to blame for the most high-profile network breach in forever. But almost all signs point in another direction.
Apache Grounds Seized By Congress, Others at Risk
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agenda 21, land, cover-up, corruption, congress, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, obama, politics, u.s., usa )

Earths
- 21 hours ago - anonhq.com
In a more recent move by Congress, chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, Terry Rambler, has witnessed an attempt to land grab sacred Apache grounds. The Apache burial and ceremonial grounds surrounding the renowned Apache Leap area, will cover a massiv
Torture Vs Medical Ethics: Should Doctors That Assisted in CIA Interrogations Be Held Accountable?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, lies, republicans )

Abe
- 1 hour ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
Dick Cheney recently claimed that controversial procedures applied to detainees were a medically necessity. Experts dispute this and call for a full investigation of possible ethics violation and crimes committed by contracted physicians. - See more at:
New Study Adds to Skepticism Among Security Experts That North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sony hack in doubt )

Michael
- 1 day ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
A number of private security researchers are increasingly voicing doubts that the hack of Sony's computer systems was the work of North Korea.
Paging Keri Russell: Russia, Cuba and the Truth About Putin the U.S. Media Doesn't Want You to Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, USA, Russia, Ukraine, intervention, ethics, hegemony, Putin, Obama, EU, sanctions, Wars of Choice, propaganda, lies, media )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - salon.com
We are making mayhem in Russia, and reality is almost the opposite of what is being described in the press. Freedom in the American dialect, at least as almost all our leaders use the term, means something rather different.
200 Volunteers Needed to Help Survey the Homeless Population in Broward | New Times Broward-Palm Beach
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, government, housing, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa )

Sonya
- 23 hours ago - blogs.browardpalmbeach.com
Florida, volunteers to get facts on the homeless. It may be the only way, the government pays people to lie and calls it work. Volunteering is apparently not work, maybe they dont like truth and real facts.
The Mysterious Case of Prisoner 212
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, CIA, Senate Torture Report, Prisoner 212, Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi, detainees, secret black sites )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - firstlook.org
The Senate intelligence committee's report on CIA torture revealed that there was one more previously unknown detainee: Prisoner 212.
   

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