Monthly Archives: September 2013

NSA’s New Spying Tool: Social Networks

NSA’s New Spying Tool: Social Networks Thanks to Edward Snowden, we already knew that the NSA was gathering all kinds of data—or “metadata,” as the agency prefers—about Americans’ phone calls and emails. But just how does it assess all that … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Revokes Citizenship Of Thousands

Dominican Republic Revokes Citizenship Of Thousands SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Experts warned Friday that a Dominican court decision to strip citizenship from children of Haitian migrants could cause a human rights crisis, potentially leaving tens of thousands of people … Continue reading

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Cop Put 10 Bullets in Unarmed Man

Cop Put 10 Bullets in Unarmed Man More tales from the police state… If the roles were reversed, the bail would be $50 Million and the charge would be first degree murder. Cops should be treated like everyone else in … Continue reading

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House Slashes Money for Food Stamps

House Slashes Money for Food Stamps Rethuglicans will happily cut food aid but will readily fund wars, big banks, big insurance giants, the auto industry, big Agribusiness, corporate AmeriKKKA in general, but the citizens who pay their salaries and for … Continue reading

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This Is What the Most Violent City in America Looks Like

This Is What the Most Violent City in America Looks Like For the third straight year, Flint, Mich., has been rated the most violent city in America. The FBI logged 2,700 violent crimes in 2012, including 63 homicides. But photographer … Continue reading

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Last VW ‘Hippie Van’ to Be Built This Year

Last VW ‘Hippie Van’ to Be Built This Year 🙁 Trippy. My wife and I were just talking about classic VW bugs yesterday after re-watching “The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. The Turtle van and all that. Then we saw … Continue reading

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Anabel Hernandez Thinks the Mexican Government Is Behind the Country’s Drug War

Anabel Hernandez Thinks the Mexican Government Is Behind the Country’s Drug War If what Hernandez found while researching Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s escape from prison is true, it would be the pinnacle of the government corruption that she alleges has … Continue reading

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Missing Nicaragua

Was watching “House Hunters International” yesterday and it once again got me to thinking (happens often, believe it or not), what the hell am I still doing here? They had two back-to-back episodes where people left the U.S. and moved … Continue reading

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Six decades after Brown ruling, US schools still segregated

Six decades after Brown ruling, US schools still segregated Separated along socioeconomic and racial lines, schools are less diverse than at any other time in the last four decades. African-American and Latino students are less likely to attend racially and … Continue reading

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Justice in Florida: Marissa Alexander gets a new trial

Justice in Florida: Marissa Alexander gets a new trial You remember Marissa Alexander, don’t you? The 32-year-old Florida mom sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband.  It’s about time. Hopefully they do … Continue reading

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