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Shocking: NY House Passes Bill Allowing Shooting Babies Through The Heart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, abortion, New York State Assembly, Shooting Babies through the heart, Abortion bill, New York, US )

- 8 hours ago -
The New York State Assembly has approved passage of an abortion bill that would allow an abortion procedure that has abortionists shooting poison through the hearts of unborn children to kill it. Read on:
Tell The Justice Department To Investigate The Koch Brothers - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brother, voting fraud, misleading voters, North Carolina, Wisconsin, register to vote, felony )

- 3 hours ago -
The Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity has mailed thousands fraudulent voter registration forms to North Carolina voters. The Koch brothers sent similar faulty mailers in Wisconsin in 2011. Deliberately misleading voters on how to register is a felony.
Congress Must End Unconstitutional Government Spying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PATRIOT Act, spying, unconstitutional, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
In the wake of the traumatic attacks on 9/11, Congress rushed to pass the PATRIOT Act, which greatly expanded the ability of the U.S. government to spy on American citizens.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress Must End Unconstitutional Government Spying.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PRIVACY, PATRIOT ACT, LAWS, repeal thepatriot Act, politics, government, dishonesty, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
Representatives Mark Pocan and Thomas Massie just introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, which would to repeal the PATRIOT Act and restore our constitutionally protected civil liberties.
Personal Update - 3/26/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 1 hour ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Kick Koch Brother Off Museum Boards
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, news )

- 6 hours ago -
Kick climate-denying Koch Brother off the boards of two natural history museums.
Some Disturbingly Relevant Legacies of Anticommunism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, republicans, democrats, ethics, government, healthcare, military, politics, socialsecurity, propaganda, J Edgar Hoover, Sen Joe McCarthy, mccarthyism, Robert F Kennedy, John O'Dell, communism, socialism )

- 1 day ago -
The impact of Cold War anticommunism on our national life has been so profound that we no longer recognize how much weâEUR(TM)ve lost.
Michael Moore for President? 'If Nominated, I Will Run'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael Moore, campaign, presidential run, hepeoples choice., government, elections )

- 1 hour ago -
Flint native and filmmaker Michael Moore is considering running for president in 2016.
Sen. Rubio, Rep. Jordan Propose Repealing D.C. Gun Control Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Rubio, Jordan, republicans, gun control, gun control laws, D.C., politics, news, ethics, government, corruption, dishonesty, congress, abuse )

- 1 hour ago -
If embraced by Republican leaders of the House and Senate, the legislation could force a Second Amendment showdown with President Obama by pushing the needle on gun control far to the right on the streets of the nationâEUR(TM)s capital, just two years ...
USDA: Neonics Not Driving Bee Deaths...As White House Announces Bee Revival Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bees, White House, USDA, Neonics, Colony Collapse Disorder, Population, Recovery, Policy, Impact )

- 19 hours ago -
The Department of Agriculture announced late last week that honey production, which had been disrupted after CCD devastated the bee population nine years ago, continues to improve, up 14 percent. The total number of hives also increased again...
Ag-Gag Campaign Website Just Went Live
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ag gag, animalcruelty, animalrights, humanrights, humanity, dishonesty, democracy, ethics, americans, bad laws, sustainability )

- 2 hours ago -
Unfortunately, Wyoming's ag-gag bill has become law. Please join our campaign in an effort to stop such laws from being passed in Wisconsin, Washington and Colorado.
Gitmo Detainee's Life An "Endless Horror Movie"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi, American Prison at Guantanamo, Guantanamo detainee, torture, injustice, imprisoned without charges )

- 1 day ago -
Al-Alwi says that American interrogators tortured him until he made false confessions about his involvement in terrorism. Despite having now spent over a decade in custody, with no foreseeable prospect of release, he has not been charged with any crime.
Latinos Fare the Worst in U.S. Prison, Wrongfully Convicted Man Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: latinos, U.S. Prisons, convicted, illinois prison, american penitentiaries, abuse, usa )

- 1 day ago -
"In the United States, the minority that is abused the most in prisons are Hispanics," González said. "Nobody helps them; I tried to assist them with the English language," the 41-year-old man added.
The Iraq War and The Fine Art of Republican Revisionism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, war )

- 6 hours ago -
Anti War meme. We all have a duty not to forget and not to fall for the same lies.
Child Molestation Convictions Thrown Out, More at Risk Because of Loophole
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child molestation, overturned convictions, victims, children, ruling, prosecution, Hawaii )

- 5 hours ago -
HONOLULU(HawaiiNewsNow)Bryan Muller was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year old when he was 19. But the State Court of Appeals ruled last year that court documents lacked one key line, which stated that Muller and the young victim were not married.
DEA Agents Had 'Sex Parties' With Prostitutes, Watchdog Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, Sexual Misconduct )

- 3 hours ago -
Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had "sex parties" with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.
In Israel, the Mask Is Finally Off
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, dishonesty, racism, world, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, government, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, abuse, lies, news )

- 49 minutes ago -
Finally the mask is off. Boldly defying the U.S., the international community, and the Palestinian people, Netanyahu said in the clearest terms possible, "If I am elected there will be no Palestinian state."
Court Accepts DOJ's 'State Secrets' Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: A New Low
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., neocon front group, United Against Nuclear Iran, UANI, Obama Justice Dept., Judge Edgardo Ramos, state secrets privilege, Bush-era secrecy )

- 3 hours ago -
A truly stunning debasement of the U.S. justice system just occurred through the joint efforts of the Obama Justice Department and a meek and frightened Obama-appointed federal judge, Edgardo Ramos, all in order to protect an extremist neocon front group.
Latest Assault on Net Neutrality Launched at Telecom Industry-Funded Think Tank
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, internet, privacy, neutrality )

- 19 hours ago -
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., last week addressed the Free State Foundation to announce his new plan to undermine recently enacted net neutrality rules by going after the funding of the Federal Communications Commission, the agency behind the decision.
Ted Cruz: Political Prodigy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, candidates, ethics, government, politics, republicans )

- 6 hours ago -
Cruz's school boy antics reveal much
Headlines Not Working, Check the Story!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, politics, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, surveillance state )

- 17 minutes ago -
Last week a major revelation on the police state-allied practices of banks went largely unnoticed; the Department of Justice is advising banks to inform the police when a customer withdraws over $5,000.
Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided By Aggressive Lobbying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, Govtfearmongering, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, surveillance state, Orwellian agendausa )

- 12 minutes ago -
ShotSpotter sensors use microphone and satellite technology to detect, locate and report gunshots to police. Critics worry that the microphones are prone to false alarms, and more troubling, appear to vacuum up street-level conversations in the...

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