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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

‘National & World News’ Archives

Republican agenda leads to death for the poor

Rick Scott Blasted For Deaths Of 40 Children South Florida Democrats fired a stinging rebuke at Gov. Rick Scott (R) Thursday, holding him responsible for the deaths of 40 children who were known to state child welfare workers when they died during the first half of 2013. "Clearly, your idealogical agenda of smaller government and less regulation doesn't always neatly fit with the priority of child protection, which has resulted in heartbreaking outcomes for too many Florida children," ... Full Story

Republicans want war with Iran

Republicans want war with Iran

  Sabotaging House GOP Set to Derail President Obama’s Arms Deal with Iran (Video) Posted by: Barbara Friedland in Hot News December 8, 2013 , 11:48 am Eric Cantor (R-Warmonger) might have some Democratic allies in his goal to defeat the arms agreement between Iran and six other countries, including the United States. Currently this temporary nuclear pact has generated harsh criticism from many Republicans because it allows Iran to continue to enrich uranium. Cantor ... Full Story

Park Rangers speak out

Park Rangers speak out

Anonymous Park Rangers Speak Up by Land of Enchantment We have been recently treated to the Congressman who told a Park Ranger in DC that she should be ashamed of herself. (Because of the government shutdown he and his party had worked so hard to bring down upon us all!) She did not have the liberty to mouth off at his small-minded, mean-spirited willful ignorance. The National Parks Conservation Association has just released a video which shares the words of Park Rangers. Turns ... Full Story

Navy Yard Shooting: Update

  At least 12 dead in Navy Yard shooting; possible suspect at large By Carol Morello, Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams, Updated: Monday, September 16, 1:00 PM At least 12 people are dead and others were wounded after a shooter opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, police said, spreading fear and chaos across the region as authorities tried to contain the incident. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced the mounting death toll in a 2 p.m. news ... Full Story

4 dead, several injured in Washington D.C. shooting

4 dead, several injured in Washington D.C. shooting

  Shooting At Navy Yard In Washington, DC By Annie-Rose Strasser September 16, 2013 AT 8:55 AM   Police  were seeking as many as two gunmen on Monday morning in Washington, DC, after they apparently opened fire at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Navy Yard, the shore facility of the U.S. Navy, killing four and injuring at least eight. Shots continued late into the morning as one gunman apparently barricaded himself inside a room in the ... Full Story

Federal officers attack female veteran

  Busted for Playing Banjo on Independence Mall: Park Rangers Brutally Arrest Iraq War Vet at Anti-Syria Bombing Demo By Dave Lindorff Independence Mall, Philadelphia -- The US has yet to launch President Obama's latest war crime of massively bombing Syria (a country that does not threaten this nation) and already federal police thugs, in this case National Park Service Rangers, have brutally arrested an Iraq War Veteran who was just gently playing her banjo in the shade on ... Full Story

Stories of Police Brutality

Stories of Police Brutality

Editors note:  The activity of some police is truly frightening. The worst part is that these are only a small part of the stories that cross my desk.     Cops Choke Black Boy Holding Puppy for Giving Them ‘Dehumanizing Stares’ by Piper Hoffma Police brutality against blacks, especially black males, is a nationwide crisis. Newspapers from Philadelphia to New Orleans to New York have decried out-of-control cops routinely arresting, beating ... Full Story

Amazing Police Stories

Amazing Police Stories

Police Taser 11-Year-Old Autistic Girl Found Wandering Naked on Highway (VIDEO) Posted by Samuel Warde ASHLAND, OR — Drivers witnessed a young child wandering naked along the side of the highway. One driver, Adam Bednar, stopped his car and called police to help. That decision ended up being a painful one for the 11-year-old girl, who suffers from autism. Bednar says that the trooper who arrived called for her to stop, and when she didn’t respond threatened twice to taze her. After ... Full Story

ACLU on NSA spying & whistle blowing

ACLU on NSA spying & whistle blowing

You May Have 'Nothing to Hide' But You Still Have Something to Fear By Alex Abdo, Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project at 10:17am This post was first published on MSNBC.com. In the wake of recent news that the NSA is spying on Americans, I have been particularly struck by the argument that "if you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear." At first blush, this argument might seem sound – after all, if the government is merely conducting anti-terrorism ... Full Story

No freedom of speech or assembly in Wisconsin

No freedom of speech or assembly in Wisconsin

70 Year Old Vietnam Vet Injured By Scott Walker Stormtroopers While Arrested For Singing In WI (VIDEO) As reported by Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative, longtime Madison peace activist Will Williams, 70, was arrested for singing over the noon hour at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Thursday.  He fell on his back on a marble staircase en route to the basement police processing center while escorted by four Capitol police officers.  In a move that defied the most basic first-aid principle ... Full Story

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