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text Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement to DAPL to drill under Lake Oahe and Missouri River until EIS is Completed by via Water Protector Legal Collective/NLG
December 4, 2016 - Today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. “The Water Protector Legal Collective applauds the Obama Administration’s decision to deny the easement, but calls for a permanent stop to DAPL. We also recognize that this d...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:52PM
text Trump nominates a moron to be the next HUD Secretary by Lynda Carson
Ben Carson is known as a far right wing-nut who is considered to be a moron by many as a direct result of his views and past statements!...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 4:24PM
text Stop Sen. Sesssions From Making U.S. into a Sadistic State as D.A.! by Green Liberty Party
Petition from MoveOn.org to stop Sen. Jeffery Beauregard Sessions from becoming District Attorney of the U.S. under Pres. Trump. Reasons to prevent his appointment as DA include overt racism and outdated pre-Civil War thinking. He also doesn't respect state rights on cannabis legalization. Sen. Sessions will take the U.S. backwards into a state of sadistic racial feudalism....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:11AM
text EPA Petitioned to Acknowledge Extensive Fluoride/Brain Risk Evidence by Fluoride Action Network
Groups delivered 2500 pages of scientific evidence to EPA showing fluoride/brain risks that warrants EPA's banning the unnecessary addition of fluoride chemicals into public water supplies...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 11:36AM
text Draining the Swamp? Or fill it with toxic stew of Banksters and Bigots? by DLi
!So, it didn't take long...Even before the "President-select" is to be chosen by the archaic and un-democratic Electoral College on December 19 as the next WHO(White House Occupier), and weeks before any "draining of the Swamp" can start pumping, it seems the swamp is already being filled with a toxic sludge of Goldman Sachs vulture(s) and bigoted Alt-Right advocate(s)!...
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 3:20AM
text Trump accuses millions of voting illegally this past election by Lynda Carson
If all goes well for the American people, the electors will not vote for President-elect Donald Trump on December 19, and President-elect Donald Trump will not take the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:15PM
text Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China by Martin Moreno
The New York Times, weighs in on Facebook’s new censorship software, which was created to help it get back into China...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:13AM
text An Uncertain Future for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by Greg
The future of a federal consumer watchdog agency is uncertain amidst pledges to reduce the agency. Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as part of the bipartisan 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. The Bureau issues regulations regarding "payday" loans, student loans, credit cards and mortgages. Congress is expected to pass legislation reforming the Bureau's structure and authority next year....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:50PM
text Green Party Calls for Recount in 2016 Presidential Election by repost
Green Party candidate for President, Jill Stein, is calling for a recount of the 2016 presidential ballots in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. See https://jillstein.nationbuilder.com/recount. For the rest of the story see: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/23/jill-stein-election-recount-fund-michigan-wisconsin-pennsylvania...
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:11PM
text Video: How to Know if Your Country Is Heading Toward Despotism (1946), 10 min by www.openculture.com
Nobody likes a despot — even despots know it. But actually identifying despotism can pose a certain difficulty — which despots also know, and they’d surely like to keep it that way. Hence Encyclopedia Britannica’s Despotism, a ten-minute Erpi Classroom Film on how a country slides into that eponymous state....
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:26PM
text Trump's Watch List - Hack It! by anon
It's starting. McCarthyism, or the red scare rides again....
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:48AM
text The Israel Lobby's Impact on America by Grant F. Smith
Guest lecturer Grant F. Smith discusses key points developed in his new book, Big Israel: How Israel's Lobby Moves America, while providing insight into likely Israel lobby demands on the next administration. Smith is the director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, Inc....
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:30AM
text The First 100 Days Resistance Agenda by Robert Reich
Politico.com published an article with the names of all 538 electors. How can we get them to read "The New York Times' First Profile of Hitler" (1922)? http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/list-who-will-cast-a-formal-vote-for-president-2016-231235...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:30PM
text Militarized Police Endanger Lives of Standing Rock Water Protectors With Water Cannon Attack in Freezing Overnight Conditions by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016— Militarized police last night launched a dangerous water cannon attack in sub-freezing temperatures on peaceful water protectors opposing construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline at Standing Rock, N.D. The attack injured dozens and threatened the lives of American Indians and their allies, most of whom are camping without access to electric heat, by purposely subjecting them to hypothermic conditions....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:15PM
text Trump's New Interior Department Transition Team Leader Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is a 'Moral' Imperative by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016 — President-elect Trump today again shook up his anti-environmental transition team, naming the director of a pro-Big-Oil think tank to lead his Interior Department advisory group....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:12PM
text Excessive Force by Police Injures 300 Water Protectors at Standing Rock by via Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council
November 20, 2016 - The Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council responded to a mass casualty incident that began at 6pm yesterday evening. Approximately 300 injuries were identified, triaged, assessed and treated by our physicians, nurses, paramedics and integrative healers working in collaboration with local emergency response. These 300 injuries were the direct result of excessive force by police over the course of 10 hours. At least 26 seriously injured people had to be evacuated by ambulance...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:43PM
text Puerto Rico's Governor Refuses to Submit Revised Fiscal Plan by Greg
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla declined a new federal oversight board's request that he submit an updated fiscal plan for the island....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:07PM
text Call to Stop Water Spray in 25 degree weather at Standing Rock by Phone time
Phone numbers to call to stop police spraying water on Native Americans at Standing Rock in 25 degree weather. This is being allowed by Democrat Obama. It is all illegal and attempted murder. They are also using rubber bullets, mace, flash grenades against peaceful, unarmed water protectors....
Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:00PM
text Feds Block Offshore Arctic Drilling, Allow New Oil and Gas Leases in Gulf by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 18, 2016 — A new offshore oil and gas plan from the U.S. Department of the Interior blocks two drilling leases in the Arctic, but allows a new lease in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and 10 new leases in the Gulf of Mexico over the next five years – a step that will worsen climate change by ensuring significant greenhouse gas pollution for the next 70 years....
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:36PM
text Religious Development Coalition Addresses Third Meeting of Puerto Rico "Control" Board by Greg
The Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board holds its third meeting in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. This is the first time the "control" Board meets on the island. The board will discuss Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla's recently released fiscal plan....
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:39AM