Monthly Archives: August 2012

Of course, I heard this through the alternate media … our only legitimate news source

Justice Department Ends Investigation Into Bush-Era Torture, With No Charges | FDL News Desk Early in the Administration, President Obama said he would look forward and not backward, even though the entire purpose of the criminal justice system is to … Continue reading

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Yes, Vagina, There Is No Sanity Clause | John Cory | RSN

The horror and trauma of rape is monstrous and life-long whether its the rape of a woman, girl, or boy. It is vile and cruel. It should not be fodder for politics or for religious-magical-myth-making fanaticism. Nor should there ever … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court’s Bicentennial Bullshit; separate-but-equal justice

DNA: New cases are raising questions about the use of DNA evidence. – Chicago Tribune Defense attorneys fear wrongful convictions, confusion from juries when statistical probabilities of match aren’t rare … via DNA: New cases are raising questions about the … Continue reading

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The Paul Ryan Insider Trading Story Won’t Die Because It’s Legitimate | Alternet

Perhaps half a loaf is better than none, but Carney began his piece suggesting that those who credit the Ryan insider trading story have fallen under the influence of “liberal fantasies.” Yes, he bought Goldman while selling Citi, but the … Continue reading

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FOCUS | AG Eric Holder Has No Balls | Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Basically, if someone backs a dump truck up to the DOJ and unloads the entire case, gift-wrapped, a contrite and confessing criminal included, a guy like Eric Holder might, after much agonizing deliberation, decide to prosecute. via FOCUS | AG … Continue reading

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USA unable to learn by (humane, inexpensive) example

Guest Author – Kat Gordon – The Land Of The Free? « Montana Corruption Let us now examine a country that does just that, Norway. With an incarceration rate of approximately 73 per 100,000 people as opposed to United States’ … Continue reading

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Time to Rebel! Five Ways We Can Break the Big Banks Death Grip on the Economy

Two critical tools–the LIBOR fraud scandal and the potential to start exercising eminent domain to seize bank-owned properties–can supercharge the ongoing campaigns focused on Wall Street. For the first time we can align moral and legal arguments with real leverage to demand that … Continue reading

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On the News With Thom Hartmann: Texas Gov. Rick Perry Did It – Texas Executes Man Who Is Mentally Disabled, and More

Texas Governor Rick Perry did it – he executed a man who’s mentally disabled with a 61 IQ, despite the Supreme Court ruling a decade ago that executing the mentally disabled violated the 8th Amendments protection against cruel and unusual … Continue reading

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Healthcare-NOW! – How I Lost My Fear of Universal Health Care

The only concern I was left with was the fact that abortion was covered by the universal health care, and I still believed that was wrong. But as I lived there, I began to discover I had been misled in … Continue reading

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Matt Nye needles Needelman …

Letter: Clerk’s contract with company raises questions | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com Incumbent Mitch Needelman has repeatedly stonewalled public records requests to produce documents that reveal transactions between the clerk’s office and the family of companies called BlueGem, BlueWare and … Continue reading

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