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I am writing to you as a voter in your district. I urge you to vote "no" on cloture for S. 968, the PROTECT IP Act, on Jan. 24th. The PROTECT IP Act is dangerous, ineffective, and short-sighted. It does not deserve floor consideration. I urge my representative to vote "no" on SOPA, the corresponding House bill.
Published time: January 04, 2012 17:50 Edited time: January 04, 2012 21:50 The establishment’s war against Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul has been evident since the Texas congressman began surging in the polls, but the previously privy attack on the candidate was made public to millions Wednesday night. During a live interview Wednesday night from an Iowa caucus location, CNN briefly spoke to an US military veteran and adamant supporter of Rep.
You can see more money that speaks for the 99% here, at Occupy George . Brilliant: H/t: @katewarren Speaking of Political Carnival, it’s fundrasing time again:
Published time: January 02, 2012 08:36 Edited time: January 02, 2012 12:36 U.S. Army Military police escorting a detainee to his cell in Naval Base Guantanamo Bay (REUTERS/Stringer/Files)
Published time: December 14, 2011 22:28 Edited time: December 16, 2011 20:36 Fort Bragg : US President Barack Obama delivers remarks to troops and military families at Fort Bragg, NC, December 14, 2011.(AFP Photo/Jim Watson)
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We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic. By **Noam Chomsky** It’s increasingly clear that the operation was a planned assassination, multiply violating elementary norms of international law.
i 64 Votes Senator Al Franken, speaking to AFL-CIO on Monday, points out the glaringly contradictory schools of thought that define the Republican economic theory: “So the idea that those at the very top, who now are richer than anybody has ever been; we now have people who are richer than any people have ever been in the history of the world; why they can’t pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes in crazy.
As the mainstream media continues to be obsessed with Anthony Weiner and his bizarre adventures on Twitter, much more serious events are happening around the world that are getting very little attention. In America today, if the mainstream media does not cover something it is almost as if it never happened. Right now, the worst nuclear disaster in human history continues to unfold in Japan , U.S. nuclear facilities are being threatened by flood waters, the U.S. military is bombing Yemen, gigantic cracks in the earth are appearing all over the globe and the largest wildfire in Arizona history is causing immense devastation.
A new report written by some top scientists has stated – without caveats – that Monsanto’s Roundup brand herbicide causes birth defects. Monsanto’s business model is based entirely on Roundup – including the genetically modified (GMO) crops that are dominant in the United States and, to a lesser degree, Canada. So far, Europeans have been slow to adopt the so-called Frankenfoods; but Monsanto owns the Third World. The recent report was prepared by a diverse group of scientists from various countries and their findings are damning. The report is very long, so it is not reproduced here, but a link is provided below. Some of the key accusations in the report include:
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Ronald Ernest " Ron " Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American physician, author, and former politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district , which includes Galveston , from 1997 to 2013 as well as the 22nd congressional district for special term between 1976 and 1977, when he lost reelection in 1978, and for 3 later terms, from 1979 to 1985. On three occasions, he sought the presidency of the United States : as the Libertarian Party candidate in 1988 and as a candidate in the Republican primaries in 2008 and 2012 . Paul is best known for his libertarian views and is a critic of American foreign, domestic, and monetary policies, including the military–industrial complex , the War on Drugs , and the Federal Reserve . A native of the Pittsburgh suburb of Green Tree, Pennsylvania , Paul is a graduate of Gettysburg College and the Duke University School of Medicine , where he earned his medical degree .
Published time: May 26, 2011 07:15 Edited time: May 26, 2011 15:53 Spc. Daniel Scott walks past a road construction project, as member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul and 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division make their way to the Zabul Provincial Prison, Afghanistan, May 11. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) US soldiers in Afghanistan are not fighting for their country or their flag, but rather for each other, war reporter and filmmaker Sebastian Junger told RT.
Published time: June 07, 2011 20:56 Edited time: June 08, 2011 19:07 Pentagon declares war on cyber attacks The Pentagon’s newest policy grants the US military the ability to respond to a cyber attack on government networks with physical force – equating hacking to an act of war. This new trend has many advocates and experts worried. Hacking a government system may soon be an offence that can be retaliated against with force, even though most US government hacks are conducted by individuals and activists – not foreign governments.