Tag Archives: U.S. Government

Vigil at T. Don Hutto Center on June 20th

As ICE cynically says on their Web site, “The facility provides an effective and humane alternative to maintain the unity of alien families as they await the outcome of their immigration hearings or the return to their home countries.”Family Friendly … finish reading Vigil at T. Don Hutto Center on June 20th

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Dennis Kucinich: Get Out of Afghanistan, Too

Obama has proposed an $82 trillion dollar WAR SUPPLEMENT to the budget. I do not believe in war, whether in Afghanistan or along the Mexican border, where a huge chunk of this money is also destined. I am hearing that … finish reading Dennis Kucinich: Get Out of Afghanistan, Too

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Interview with Tim DeChristopher, Utah Oil Lease Spoiler

In its final days, the Bush administration tried to sell drilling rights to Utah’s Red Rock Country. Student Tim DeChristopher purchased a chunk of that land in an act of civil disobedience.Modern-Day MonkeywrencherBy Martin Stainthorp / April 10, 2009 During … finish reading Interview with Tim DeChristopher, Utah Oil Lease Spoiler

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Children of Inmates: A Problem Needing a Solution

Children of inmates play during a party for the children inside Santa Monica women’s prison in Lima, September 25, 2008. The prison allows children of the inmates to stay with their mothers till they are three years old. There are … finish reading Children of Inmates: A Problem Needing a Solution

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US Financial Institutions: Corrupt to the Core?

This graphic shows Bank of America’s loans to directors, executives and other insiders since 2001. Graphic by David Puckett, Research by Stella Hopkins.Secrecy shrouds insider loansBy Stella M.Hopkins / March 23, 2009 Experts see potential conflicts of interest in banks’ … finish reading US Financial Institutions: Corrupt to the Core?

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Hirschhorn Suggests Some Obama Integrity Checks

Four Integrity Tests for President ObamaBy Joel S. Hirschhorn / March 8, 2009 A great smile does not make a truth teller. A talker of change does not define a reformer. Make no mistake, for the good of the nation … finish reading Hirschhorn Suggests Some Obama Integrity Checks

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Naomi Wolf’s ‘The End of America’

Naomi Wolf – 2009. Photo by HeyokayMagazine.Naomi Wolf – The End of America Outlines Path From Freedom To Dictatorship – Compares George Bush To Adolf HitlerBy Tom Madison / March 4, 2009 Although many people compared President Bush and his … finish reading Naomi Wolf’s ‘The End of America’

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Baxter Contaminates Flu Vaccine with Live Virus

‘Accidental’ Contamination Of Vaccine With Live Avian Flu Virus Virtually ImpossibleBy Paul Joseph Watson / March 5, 2009 Czech newspapers are questioning if the shocking discovery of vaccines contaminated with the deadly avian flu virus which were distributed to 18 … finish reading Baxter Contaminates Flu Vaccine with Live Virus

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Middle East Peace: Probably Not This Year

Hillary Clinton meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his Ramallah headquarters 4 March 2009.Here we go again?By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / March 6, 2009 So now it’s Hillary Clinton who begins to shuttle, looking for that … finish reading Middle East Peace: Probably Not This Year

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Perhaps BushCo Will Yet Meet Justice

Representative John Conyers Jr. has called for an investigation.Photo: Susan Walsh/Associated Press.Release of Memos Fuels Push for Inquiry Into Bush’s Terror-Fighting PoliciesBy Charlie Savage and Neil A. Lewis / March 3, 2009 WASHINGTON — A day after releasing a set … finish reading Perhaps BushCo Will Yet Meet Justice

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Mind Boggling Numbers

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America’s Unpleasant Tendency to Bury the Past

Agent Orange Landscape. This area was defoliated with dioxin at the request of the South Vietnamese. The VC were attacking their training bases nearby from the hills. It now looks a bit like Scotland. Photo source.Obama please note: Those who … finish reading America’s Unpleasant Tendency to Bury the Past

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