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Dangerous Speech: Would the Founders Be Considered Domestic Extremists Today?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 21 minutes ago - rutherford.org
Not only has free speech become a four letter word profane, obscene, uncouth, not to be uttered in so-called public places but in more and more cases, the government deems free speech to be downright dangerous and in some instances illegal. The U.S. gover
Texas Dad Who Took Away Daughter's Phone Not Guilty of Theft
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, SupremeCourt, media, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, constitution, society, safety, media, law, internet, humans, family, culture, children, activists, usa, news )

O O
- 23 minutes ago - thereporter.com
Texas father who was accused of theft after he confiscated his 12-year-old daughter's cellphone over an inappropriate text has been acquitted of the misdemeanor charge.Grand Prairie police arrested Jackson hours after he commandeered his daughter's
Apparently, Fleeing the City During A Crisis for Rural Shelter Is Treason
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 51 minutes ago - truthstreammedia.com
The government wants a malleable and obedient population that will take orders and join the herd, they dont want survivors and self-reliant individuals.
How Republics Perish
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago - informationclearinghouse.info
With no end to war on Americas horizon, the prospect of this free republic enduring is, well, doubtful.
The Predators Behind the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trade, environment, economy, freedoms, health, welfare )

Donna
- 4 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Twelve Pacific Rim countries representing around 40 per cent of the global economy signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade accord on Thursday. Dutch author Karel van Wolfren examines the corporate ramifications of the divisive deal.
Americas Endless Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - blackagendareport.com
Americas grand fantasy of a Project for a New American Century has experienced a serious setback.
Congress Members Move to Shut Down PLO Office in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, PLO, terrorists, terrorism, Obama, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, u.s., law )

Gemma
- 6 hours ago - jewishpress.com
A proposed law will require the US President to certify the PLO is not engaging in specified activities or the PLO office in D.C. must close.
Bernie Sanders IS The 2016 Peace Candidate. Feel the Bern.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, democratic presidential candidate )

Fiona
- 6 hours ago - portside.org
On February 10, 2016, Peace ActionâEUR"the largest peace organization in the United StatesâEUR"announced its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President. Wonderful, hopeful article. Note, comment, forward please.
Superdelegates: Don't Deny Democracy ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegate petition, popular vote, constitution, democrats, elections )

Nancy
- 9 hours ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Commit to honoring the voters - let everyone know that you wonâEUR(TM)t allow your vote to defeat our votes. Announce that in the event of a close race, youâEUR(TM)ll align yourself with regular voters - not party elites.
2016 Democratic Superdelegates - Endorse, Cast Votes ONLY 4 Bernie Sanders for President ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegates petition, elections, democrats, constitution )

Nancy
- 9 hours ago - change.org
We are writing all 700+ of you superdelegates in a targeted campaign because of how CRITICAL we feel this election is in US history. UNPRECEDENTED.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, Police murders, wrongful death, racism, Chicago, chutzpah, intimidation )

Joanne
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. One happening this week which seems to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Demand Police Obtain Warrants for Cell Phone Surveillance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, freedoms, government, lies )

Eileen
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
The NYPD does seek less stringent court orders, known as pen registers, prior to using cell phone simulators. However, the NYCLU and other organizations indicate this may still pose a risk for bystanders to have their cell information intercepted.
Here's What Bernie Sanders Actually Did in the Civil Rights Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, candidates, politics, media, elections, culture, activists, rights )

Wilde
- 21 hours ago - motherjones.com
Civil rights icon John Lewis told reporters that he never encountered Bernie Sanders when the Vermont senator was working with Lewis' Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s. Because he made his remarks at a press conference announcing the
ELECTION 2016 $15 Minimum Wage Is Deciding Factor for Many Low-Wage Voters (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, economy, minimum wage reform )

Beryl
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
Currently, Senator Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate who advocates raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, while Hillary Clinton has been firm in her compromise proposal to raise the wage to $12, but no higher.
Teen Who Killed 5 Family Members to Be Sentenced as Juvenile
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psych
Nearly Everything Ted Cruz Said At Saturday's Debate Was A Lie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, lies, propaganda, dishonesty )

Wayne
- 1 day ago - rightwingwatch.org
[A]lmost every remark from Cruz was either completely misleading or flat-out wrong.
Ted Cruz Uses Dolls to Call Donald Trump Liberal. Will That Work?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, elections, propaganda, abuse, donald Trump, Ted Cruz, getting beyond satire, personal attacks )

Louise
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
The Texas Senator's latest ad campaign is amusing, but it seems his line of attack on the billionaire as a closet liberal is wearing thin. I suspect that Ted was thinking about this type of doll.
Far-Out Fun for Friday 2/12/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Humor, Art, Photoshop, fantasy, imagination, creativity )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog to fill in for SoINeedAName's regular column while he is our of town.
Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, cover-up, crop insurance, dishonesty, ethics, farming, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - kplu.org
Deep in the heart of the arcane laws that give farmers a helping hand, there's something called "crop insurance". It;s a huge program, costing taxpayers anywhere from $5 billion to $10 billion each year.
SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SCOTUS )

Michael
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction
Is There Anything Less Democratic Than The Democratic Party?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegates, Democratic Party, Presidential election, flawed election system )

Unpacking
- 1 day ago - investors.com
Bernie takes home just 15 delegates for the Democratic nomination in New Hampshire, same as the 15 Hillary does, despite his gaining far more in popular votes. This is based on flaws in the Democratic Partys nominating process of Superdelegates.
Stunning: IRS Validates Karl Rove Sham - IRS Grants Nonprofit Status to His 'Dark Money' Group 'Crossroads GPS'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, 501(c)(4), nonprofit, tax exempt, nonpartisan, social welfare org, Crossroads GPS, =GrassrootsPolicyStrategies, Karl Rove, secret donors, ‘Dark Money’, Koch brothers, Supreme Court ruling, 2010, Citizens United, Federal Election Commission )

Lucy
- 1 day ago - propublica.org
Group founded by Karl Rove declared nonprofit 5 yrs after applying, so donor list can remain private. Crossroads reported spending almost 2X as much on political ads as next most-active nonprofit, Americans for Prosperity, backed by billionaire Koch bros
Even If Sanders Wins the Popular Vote, Clinton Could Still Get the Nomination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US elections 2016, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democrats, US politics )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The Democratic party decides its nominee in a massively undemocratic way - and is a ticking time bomb for the party and its voter base if Bernie keeps winning
   

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