“Egyptians decry ‘virginity tests’ on detained protesters, urge military rulers to investigate” Associated Press, Published: May 30 CAIRO — Activists and bloggers are pressing Egypt’s military rulers to investigate accusations of serious abuses against protesters, including claims that soldiers subjected female detainees to so-called “virginity tests.” *** But one general used a news conference to […]
Archive | May, 2011
Supreme Court Again Absolves Nation’s Most Dangerous Criminal Class
The Supreme Court ruled today that John Ashcroft cannot be personally sued regardless of the crimes committed against American citizens thanks to his policies as Attorney General. What a crock. On the same theme, Tom Engelhardt has an excellent essay today on “Post-Legal America.”
Memorial Day Remembrance Video
Following is a powerful video from http://www.enlightened-rogue.blogspot.com/ – from an essay that Roger Young wrote for LewRockwell.com in 2004. ** You can see the YouTube video by clicking here.
Dilbert Solves the Patriot Act Mystery?
We learned in the last few weeks that a secret ruling exists which permits the federal agencies to violate far more Americans’ rights under a twisted interpretation of the Patriot Act. Are the feds using smart phones to track millions of Americans?
Three Cheers for Rand Paul on the Patriot Act
Sen. Rand Paul is doing heroic work on the Patriot Act. The fact that tomorrow’s New York Times has an article fretting that the FBI might have a perilous temporary loss of surveillance powers shows how desperate the establishment has become. Paul has done a superb job thus far of slowing the bipartisan juggernaut to […]
My 2 Cents on Obama’s Reelection Campaign Speech on the Middle East
I was interviewed by Press TV early (pre-coffee, pre-tea) this morning on Obama’s upcoming speech on the Middle East. My two cents are here. My usual cynicism…
IMF Also Screws Taxpayers
(IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned today….) INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY JUNE 11, 2009 U.S. Bailout Of Tinhorn Dictators Sacrifices Taxpayers On IMF Altar By JAMES BOVARD The Obama administration wants to pledge $100 billion in U.S. taxpayers’ money to the International Monetary Fund. This provision is included in an appropriations bill containing supplemental funding for military […]