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The Cop Who Interrogated Innocent US Man, Exonerated After 23 Years, Became a Guantanamo Torturer - Video & Investigation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, police brutality, Chicago, exported, Gitmo, torture, abuse, beatings, wrongful convictions, coerced confessions, interrogation tactics, Richard Zuley, Rumsfeld, Guardian investigation, Ould Slahi, Guantanamo Diary, L. Boyd, minority Americans )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Lathierial Boyd & Guantanamo Diary author Ould Slahi share a ghastly ordeal: both men tortured by Chicago Det Richard Zuley whose specialty was coercing confessions from minority Americans before supercharging his interrogation tactics on Gitmo detainees
Foreign Governments Gave Millions to Foundation While Clinton Was at State Dept.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, politics, news, government, ethics, elections, dishonesty, democrats, corruption, cover-up, americans, Clinton, foreign governments, State Dept., Clinton Foundation, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama administration )

Darren
- 22 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham ClintonâEUR(TM)s tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration
U.S. Government Combating Wildlife Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, u.s., usa, wildlife traficking, Department of Interior, crime, politics )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - awf.org
Today the U.S. Departments of Interior, State and Justice released the implementation plan for the U.S. governmentâEUR(TM)s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.
How We Won Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Net Neutrality, People Power, Free Press, FCC, Open Internet )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
After years of cronyism, corruption and cowardice, Thursday's vote for strong Net Neutrality rules at the FCC is unexpected if not unprecedented
Locked Up for Being Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: injustice, poverty, debt, privatization, debtor's prisons )

Freya
- 1 day ago - theatlantic.com
In their current incarnation, private-probation companies operate as debt collectors with handcuffsâEUR"and little oversight.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: employment, job applications, Georgia, background checks, felons, convictions )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - gjp.org
This policy, signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal through an executive order, postpones questions about a job applicantâEUR(TM)s criminal history until it is demonstrated that he or she is one of the most qualified candidates.
House Passes Bill That Prohibits Expert Scientific Advice to the EPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: pollution, corruption, House of Representatives, climate change, science, fossil fuels, Republicans )

Freya
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
The GOP-dominated House passed a bill that effectively prevents scientists who are peer-reviewed experts in their field from providing advice to the EPA, while at the same time allowing industry representatives with financial interests in fossil fuels...
'His Own Man's' Man: Jeb Bush and the Return of Wolfowitz - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, war, usa, lies, propaganda, politics, iraq, media, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, economy, crime )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Jeb Bush has been "coasting on his familyâEUR(TM)s power and privilege" for as long as we can remember. His proclamation that he's his own man is far from the truth because the Bush/Wolfowitz crowd has only led to collapse and chaos.
'Gestapo' Tactics at US Police 'Black Site' Ring Alarm From Chicago to Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chicago, US policing, Rahm Emanuel, US justice system, Obama administration, US politics )

Judy
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
Shocked politicians and rights groups call for inquiries into Homan Square. Rahm Emanuel faces questions as top supporters examine 'outrageous' abuse.
The Disappeared: Chicago Police Detain Americans at Abuse-Laden 'Black Site'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chicago, US policing, US justice system, Homan Square )

Judy
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family or attorneys while locked inside what lawyers say is the domestic equivalent of a CIA black site.
Anthony B. Herbert, Key Figure in Vietnam War-Crimes Controversy,Dies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, military, media, propaganda, lies, news, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, abuse )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Anthony B. Herbert, one of the most highly decorated enlisted men in the Korean War, who later charged his superior officers with covering up war crimes in Vietnam, then sued"60âEUR?Minutes" for libel after the CBS news program cast doubt on his storydied
UMass Amherst to Train Iranian Nuclear Scientists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: University, Amherst, usa, Iran, nuclear, bomb, training, education, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, lies, military )

Roger
- 1 day ago - tabletmag.com
Pity the young Iranian nuclear enthusiasts! Groaning under the weight of all those pesky sanctions, career-oriented nerds from Teheran or Isfahan eager to learn how to enrich uranium, say, or supervise reactor systems operationsâEUR"all highly prized vocati
When I Read This Proposed Child Education Bill, I Burst Into Tears.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, politics, ethics, freedoms, education, kids, children )

Earths
- 11 hours ago - edgytruth.com
If passed, the Federal Department of Education plans to use billions in funding to literally smash parental civil rights at their very core!
The Inside Story Of How Citizens United Has Changed Washington Lawmaking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United )

Laura
- 9 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
PLEASE read and SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!!!!
Mr. Kissinger! You Are Sowing the Wind!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, news, propaganda, americans, obama, Iran, Nuclear talks, Israel, Politics )

Emad
- 1 hour ago - iranfrontpage.com
Iran's Sharq daily in an opinion piece censures destructive attempts by the US war hawks like Kissinger to torpedo nuclear talks with Iran.
75 Days Since the Last U.S. Combat Fatality!! Hawks, They Don't Keep Track!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, republicans, congress, americans, military, troops, war, politics, Govtfearmongering, ethics )

James
- 1 hour ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
This is the longest period without a U.S. military combat-zone death since 9/11
More IRS Emails Found
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up )

MJ
- 25 minutes ago - foxnews.com
Thousands of more IRS emails have been uncovered.
   

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