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  • Judge With Israeli Military Ties Won’t Recuse Himself from Immigration Fraud Case Against…

    31 July 2014, 6:49 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    A federal judge in Detroit has refused to recuse himself from a case involving a Palestinian American woman who allegedly committed immigration fraud and neglected to disclose on naturalization forms that she had been imprisoned by Israelis in Palestine for…
  • Admiral Poindexter Took Total Information Awareness Program to Singapore

    31 July 2014, 5:45 pm by: DSWright

    The panopticon shall prevail. Retired US Navy Admiral John Poindexter came to the public’s attention during the Iran-Contra scandal where he was convicted of lying to Congress about the operation, though the conviction was overturned on appeal. Upon leaving…
  • Proposed Bill Could Allow Adoption Agencies to Discriminate Against Gays While Taking Taxpayer Money

    31 July 2014, 4:35 pm by: Alvin McEwen

    This newest tripe, I mean action alert by the Family Research Council has gotten me a bit angry. The organization is pushing a bill which could allow adoption agencies and foster care providers to engage in anti-gay discrimination under the guise of religious…
  • Democrats’ Unapologetic Support for Israel Enables Daily War Crimes Against Palestinians

    31 July 2014, 3:25 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    Politicians from the Democratic Party in the United States have expressed fervent support for Israel’s assault on Gaza, even going so far as to sponsor multiple resolutions which demonstrate unwavering solidarity and appropriate more funds for weapons and…
  • “No major medical organization has come out in support of medical marijuana” says Florida…

    31 July 2014, 2:20 pm by: Jane Hamsher

    Jessica Spencer, director of the well-funded Vote No on 2 campaign opposing legalization of medical marijuana may have Sheldon Adelson’s millions on her side, but apparently not the facts.…
  • Internal CIA Investigation Confirms CIA Hacked Into Senate Computers Being Used for Torture Report

    31 July 2014, 1:13 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    An investigation by the CIA inspector general has confirmed CIA employees hacked into computers being used by the Senate intelligence committee to produce a 6,300-page torture report, according to McClatchy Newspapers.…
  • US Imposes Travel Ban on Officials From Venezuela

    31 July 2014, 12:12 pm by: DSWright

    After getting caught in the attempted coup and murder of President Hugo Chavez, the US government backed off Venezuela a bit. The US imperialist forces had clearly botched the job in a fiasco that even dragged in the Bush White House. Chavez was staying and…
  • Maintaining Americans’ Healthier Marijuana Habits

    31 July 2014, 11:05 am by: Jon Walker

    There is one aspect of America marijuana consumption that public health experts should consider good news. American marijuana consumers have a tradition of not mixing their marijuana with tobacco, unlike most other industrialized nations.
  • Obama Admin Condemns Attack on UN School in Gaza But Refuses to Assign Blame, Restocks Israel’s…

    31 July 2014, 9:58 am by: DSWright

    In a bizarre public denouncement, the Obama Administration condemned the attack on a UN school in Gaza Wednesday without blaming anyone for it. The odd blameless condemnation comes despite there being little to no doubt that the devastation at the UN school…
  • The Roundup

    31 July 2014, 8:45 am by: BrandonJ

    - The Iraqi government is set to receive 5,000 Hellfire missiles by the U.S.; Because that's what Iraq needs...more weapons…

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