10 Aug 2014

Pritzker, Hagel Visit India – Hello, T.P.P.!

  “The US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit a day after Union Cabinet approved a cap in foreign direct investment (FDI) from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. This was one of the promises made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

24 Apr 2014

F.C.C. to Axe Net Neutrality

Looks like the days of a free web are coming to an end… “The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday. The FCC will release

04 Apr 2014

What I Learned from John Roberts – Occupy!

The “Citizens United on Steroids” decision passed 5-4 this week left me with a lot of questions … “what do we do now”?, and “What’s the use”? I think I found the answers I was looking for in this Chris Hedges article about the Occupy movement from 2012. It’s like

28 Jan 2014

SOTU – My Fellow Millionaires…

Please stand and have a good long laugh at (er, give a big hand to) this poor SOB who did 10 combat tours and got his brain shredded to protect our investments. This is living proof of how much shit Americans will eat if you wrap it up in red

02 Jan 2014

Activist Lawyer Lynne Stewart Freed from Prison

Lynne Stewart, an activist lawyer who spent a lifetime defending mostly indigent, high profile clients and pushing back against the system, is free. She was defending the “Blind Sheikh,” and violated a probably unconstitutional “anti-terror” law. Under the Clinton administration she received a relatively short sentence. After Bush was elected,

16 Nov 2013

Worker Hangs Self at G.E. Erie after Massive Layoffs

Published: November 15, 2013 8:43 PM EST Updated:  November 15, 2013 8:42 PM EST Authorities probe reported hanging at GE plant Staff report, Erie Times-News Authorities are investigating a reported hanging tonight in Building 20 at GE Transportation, 2901 East Lake Road, in Lawrence Park Township, according to Erie County

21 Aug 2013

August 21 is National Bradley Manning Day

35 years for telling the truth and taking the creed of Army Intelligence seriously. “Those without honor do not recognize truth. They profit through the trading of falsehoods. They pay homage to whatever benefits them singularly, regardless of the suffering it may cause others. The honorable continuously seek information. THEY

01 Jun 2013

Has Zucotti Been ReOccupied?

This is what I am hearing. Please, please please tell me this is not a hoax. Can’t find any live feed but am reading reports saying thousands are there. Sorry if this isn’t long enough, if true I thought it should be posted. OCCUPY YOUR MIND

29 May 2013

Obama Nominates Bushturd Comey for FBI Director

Is FDL asleep or what? This news has been spread widely, even Maddow featured it tonite. I am still on my knees puking. A Bush adminisration nazi will soon be head of FBI for 10 years. Obama, please do us all a favor and change your registration to republican NOW!

23 May 2013

David Vitter, D.C. Madame Client, Denies Ex Felons Food Stamps

“During Wednesday’s debate on the Farm Bill, the Senate unanimously agreed to ban certain ex-convicts from receiving food assistance for life. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) claimed his amendment would prevent “murderers, rapists, and pedophiles”from ever receiving food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Under this amendment, anyone convicted