At a time of great economic insecurity for the country and millions of Americans Congress has seen fit to make drastic cuts to our social safety net. One of the most cynical and harmful cuts is to unemployment benefits that are barely helping to keep some families out of poverty. Join me in signing this petition to Congress to restore the cuts to unemployment benefits:
As expected a judge sentenced Marissa Alexander to a state-mandated term of 20 years in prison Friday despite her claim she had no choice but to stand her ground against an abusive husband.
I did a quick Google search on the cost of solitary confinement in California prisons and found that the cost of putting a prisoner in solitary is sometime twice as much as keeping someone in the general population. Being that California has more prisoners in solitary than most other states I wonder if this is pushing wardens to put more prisoners in solitary confinement for longer periods of time.
"We have come to a clear realization of the fact that true individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. “Necessitous men are not free men.” People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made." - FDR, 1944
Fucking Hillary - Keystone Review: Environmental Resources Mgmt lied on its federal conflict of interest disclosure forms.
This from the Patriotic Americans at GreenPeace:
Recently, Friends of the Earth released a shocking expose of the State Department’s handling of the Keystone XL pipeline's environmental review.
WH repeatedly huddled with lobbyists before changes to BLM fracking rule that rape the People’s land.
The Canadian military was in charge of the us military on 911, and no jets were scrambled, 'war games'. Footage shows planes making accurate mini changes in flight to strike the towers at precise stories, and one plane (cnn archive footage shows mysterious tanks mounted under one of the planes-I've mentioned this before and you mailed me a tinfoil hat.) the only obvious answer is they were flown out to sea and ditched.