61 senators betrayed you today. They authorized, as an amendment to the Defense Authorization act, the indefinite suspension of habeus corpus. We are now officially a police state.Read more »
The Senate is gearing up for a vote on Monday or Tuesday that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans. The Senate will be voting on a bill that will direct American military resources not at an enemy shooting at our military in a war zone, but at American citizens and other civilians far from any battlefield — even people in the United States itself.
The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world.Read more »
Mayor Tony Villar said: "It is time for Occupy LA to movement from this piece of parkland.. It is time to close the park and restore this to a public park, ... and at 12:01 Monday morning, November 28 the law would be enforced". (Not too surprising that he could decide WHEN laws are enforced.) The Chief of Police added: "This is a national movement which the City of Los Angeles wanted to accommodate. They have had fifty-six days to put forth messages in a public park, which by the way, no one else has been able to use."Read more »
Anonymous Fights Pepper Spray With Personal Information
Politics Buzz In response to Lt. John Pike's pepper spraying of UC Davis protestors, the international hacking group Anonymous has put out this video urging people to flood his home phone, cell, email, office, and mail box with messages condemning his actions. What do you think? Is this a fair response to an officer's use of pepper spray?Read more »
OWS: tactics overshadowing message?Read more »
A provision of the Michigan medical marijuana law that prohibits police from seizing pot possessed by licensed medical marijuana patients is invalid because it conflicts with federal law, Attorney General Bill Schuette said in an opinion released Thursday, one in which he warns officers who return marijuana to patients that they could be prosecuted as dope dealers.Read more »
Would a lien against property cause higher homeless numbers?Read more »
A follow-up to a story about a couple who had their daughter taken away while they were both arrested for allegedly stealing two sandwichesRead more »
My activities may be more symbolic than not, but if 300 million people started sending private information to federal agents, the government would need to hire as many as another 300 million people, possibly more, to keep up with the information and we’d have to redesign our entire intelligence system.Read more »
Protesters arrested in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more here:Read more »
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