UN Committee Against Torture to review US govt under the Convention Against Torture. External scrutiny essential 1st step to ending cruel & inhumane practice of long-term isolation of prisoners in breach of internat'l law, but access denied UN & hr orgs
As a Texas state senator, Dan Patrick has conducted himself in a manner consistent with the shock jock he once was. Patrick--who is now the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor--has railed against everything from separation of church and state to...
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
"She's one of the only leading figures in the party to criticize Obama from the left. In an interview with Thomas Frank in Salon, Warren declared: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs."
"In one of its strongest statements yet on the need to prepare for climate change, the Defense Department today released a report that says global warming "poses immediate risks to US national security" and will exacerbate national security threats..."
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
But when it comes to budgeting, the concept lingers on. "Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Every taxpayer, business, and government agency in America is supposed to be able to pass a financ
"moving Forward" money from Chevron is trying to tell folks how to vote. "committees spent about $1.3 million between Aug. 15 and Sept. 29" in Richmond California, USA supporting one slate and opposing other candidates. where is liberty?
It is amazing how long black voters have tolerated Democratic incompetence. Most destitute areas in the United States have been controlled by Democrat politicians from city council on up to U.S. Senator for over 60 years.
A single Bronx voter listed in official records as being 164 years old led Board of Elections officials to review their files -- where they turned up another 849 New Yorkers who were supposedly alive when Abe Lincoln was president.
Do you trust the news media? Do you believe that the information that they are giving you is true and accurate? If you answered yes to either of those questions, that places you in a steadily shrinking minority.