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US Politics & Gov't

Personal Update - 11/28/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 16 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
A Broken System The Secret Darkness of Grand Juries
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CDLC, Michael Brown, JUSTICE!, grand juries, Darren Wilson, racism, truthtelling, police excessive force-murder, usa, news, corruption, crime, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse, constitution, politics, supremecourt, cover-up )

- 4 hours ago -
The prosecutor alone determines what evidence will be provided to the grand jurors, and that alone forms the basis of their deliberations and their determination regarding whether a felony indictment will issue.
After Ferguson, the Movement to Boycott Black Friday Gains Some Unexpected Allies | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime )

- 1 day ago -
Boycotting Black Friday is usually the territory of worker's rights advocates and people who don't believe in shoving their way through crowds to get a deal on a flat-screen television. But this year, folks who are against the American shopping extravagan
Fairfax County Police Shot An Unarmed Man In His Home And They Wont Say Why - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, abuse, ethics, government, media, military, lies, propaganda, war, usa, politics, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, murder, police )

- 4 hours ago -
WHEN WILL Fairfax County and federal authorities stop stonewalling in the 2013 death of John Geer, an unarmed man shot at point-blank range by police as he stood in the doorway of his home?
Cop Yanks Girl's Hair Back and Rams Her Head Into Hood of Car, Gets Only 9 Days of Suspension
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago -
Officer George Gothner has been given only 10 hours of "suspension" after being caught on video tape slamming a woman's face into his patrol car. The video clearly shows the abuse take place and leaves no room for doubt.
GOP Takes Revenge Over Immigration Order in Tax Bill. Obama Tells Them to Pound Sand.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, democrats, economy, news, obama, politics, americans, elections, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Danny Vinik describes the tax extender package currently wending its way through Congress:
Cops Arrest Man for Pointing Banana at Them, Say They Feared For Their Safety
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago -
Darren Wilson avoided indictment, like many police officers involved in fatal shootings do, in large part because he claimed to fear for his safety.
Why Chuck Hagel's Departure Really Matters | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, propaganda, lies, abuse, dishonesty, crime, ethics, usa, politics, obama, military, democrats, cover-up )

- 1 day ago -
Defense Sec Chuck Hagel's surprise resignation--reportedly at the strong urging of the White House--will dominate Beltway news in the coming days. the much more significant foreign-policy news came early Sat The NYTimes reported that the US will expand
The Real Reason Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Got Booted | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, obama, usa, war, dishonesty, democrats, crime, abuse, troops )

- 1 day ago -
His resignation has to be seen against the growing war fever in Washington--which is now reflected in White House policy.
Most Police Shootings Don't Lead to Prosecution of Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 21 hours ago -
It perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise that Officer Darren Wilson will not stand trial for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. A new study shows police involved in fatal shootings are rarely charged with a crime.
9/11 Deception
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
"Anatomy of a Great Deception" is the best, most well documented 9/11 video I've seen in years. It features highly reliable, verifiable information shared in a warm and personal manner by a caring father.
UN Report Criticizes U.S. Record On Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, military, Human Rights, Torture )

- 3 hours ago -
"There is no way like the american way!"
Shot In The Back Update: Video Released In Police Shooting of Darrien Hunt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
Police say he "lunged" at them. But an attorney for the family of a man shot and killed by police outside a fast food restaurant in Utah, Wednesday, says an autopsy shows he was shot numerous times in the back as he ran away from officers.
Police In US Killed Over A Dozen People In Week Leading Up To Ferguson Verdict
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
Every single day there are cases in the news showing police officers abusing their power. On a daily basis people are bullied, assaulted, robbed and many times unfortunately killed by police.

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