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An American Prophet (Chris Hedges) Is Vindicated
I’m not the only person to note that if Jesus ever actually showed up in America it would be our “Christians” who would shout him down — if, that is, he talked about peace and the horror of an imperial nation addicted to war. “Blessed are the peacemakers”? No thanks! If you ever want to know what it looks like whe [...]
Michael Hayden Admits US is Dictatorship
Speaking at Washington & Lee University, Michael Hayden admitted he didn't care about the Constitution, the Patriot Act or any other law... ------------------------------------------ ...he had a "direct order from the President". FLASHBACK from Feb 2015 Michael Hayden Admits US is Dictatorship [...]
Bully nation: Is America hardwired for war & aggression?
Watching Washington attack one sovereign state after another since the collapse of the Soviet Union prompts the question: Are we Americans behaving out of some inherent aggression, or is this just old-fashioned empire building by a global superpower? [...]
America is Tired
The major takeaway from the US Presidential election, and from the events which have shaped the first two weeks of Donald Trump’s Presidency - both his actions and the reactions of his opponents - is that America is tired. It is not difficult to see why since the US has for decades been behaving in a way that was guaranteed [...]
Baltimore Police Violate US Constitution – US Justice Dept
A US Justice Department report on the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) practices and conduct has concluded that BPD violates the US Constitution and federal anti-discrimination law, US Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Vanita Gupta said in a press conference on Wednesday. [...]
Gestapo America
FBI Director James Comey got Hillary off the hook but wants to put you on it. He is pushing hard for warrantless access to all of your Internet activity, Comey, who would have fit in perfectly with Hitler’s Gestapo, tells Congress that the United States is not safe unless the FBI knows when every American goes online, to wh [...]
Whistleblower Revelations Expose ‘Lie’ that Snowden Had a Choice
Recent revelations that expose how the U.S. government retaliates against national security whistleblowers show why it was necessary for Edward Snowden to go public with his mass surveillance leaks, author Mark Hertsgaard said in an interview with Democracy Now! on Monday. One day after high-ranking Department of Defense offi [...]
Why Men Are Giving Up On Marriage
More and more men are giving up on marriage, as Kit Daniels reveals. Men are now finding marriage undesirable and are marrying later in life, if at all. A Catholic pastor recently revealed he's only performing five marriages a year, down from 35 over 25 years ago. Here's why. Why Men Are Giving Up On Marriage  Why [...]
Why does the FBI want to take a look inside your iPhone?
The FBI wants the encryption keys to the iPhone, yet has a poor track record since September 11, 2001 of protecting Constitutional rights. After an inexplicable and terrible crime was committed in December, leaving 14 dead and 22 injured in California, the public was informed that an act of terror had been committed. We were [...]
Police Civil Asset Forfeitures Exceed All Burglaries in 2014
Well, it turns out that cops steal more money from American people than thieves do. Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In 2010 alone, the value of assets seized grew [...]
Without Ending Immoral and Illegal Detention, Obama’s Gitmo Plan Just ‘Empty Talk’
Critics charge that the plan 'offers no viable solution to ending what Guantánamo represents, any more than it offers either freedom or justice for remaining prisoners.' President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined his long-awaited plan to close the Guantánamo Bay military detention center in Cuba, [...]
Health Insurance, Drug Lobbyists Continue to Fuel Clinton Campaign
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign has received more than $4 million in bundled lobbyist contributions from those who lobby on behalf of industries she claims to be her “enemies,” according to FEC documents. Clinton, who officially launched her presidential campaign in April 2015, [...]
Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Beaten, Arrested for Silent Protest at Clinton Speech
This week, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a major address calling for internet freedom around the world. As Clinton condemned the Egyptian and Iranian governments for arresting and beating protesters, former U.S. Army and CIA officer Ray McGovern was violently ejected [...]
‘There is no justice here’ – Russian pilot jailed in US tells of kidnap, torture & lies
Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year sentence in the US for alleged drug trafficking, has told reporters about numerous violations of his rights and “deliberate attempts to kill him” through cruel conditions and poor medical treatment. [...]
Leaking Classified Info Not Such a Big Deal (Except When Whistleblowers Do It)
In what some are calling another example of a two-tiered justice system, the Pentagon said Friday that it would not demote Retired General David Petraeus, who was convicted in 2015 of leaking classified information to his biographer and mistress. [...]
On the Ground at Oregon Shootout
See his pieces covering the situation in Oregon for The Raw Story, which reports: “Arun Gupta was on his way to cover the community meeting when he was told the road was closed due to a crash — and law enforcement officers told him alternate routes might take hours to reach the meeting in Grant County. Gupta soon learned rum [...]
Flint Residents Could See Children Taken For Not Paying Toxic Water Bills
After endangering -- and knowingly harming -- residents in Flint, Michigan, the government is reportedly threatening to take the children of those who opt not to pay to have the toxic water pumped into their homes. According to Michigan law, parents are considered to be neglectful if they do not have running water in their ho [...]

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