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April 21, 2013
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A Ranking GOP Homophobe's KKK Connection

SELWESKI: GOP homophobes step into KKK rhetoric  April 6, 2013 What started out as a snit over a Facebook post and grew into a political controve

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April 20, 2013
2 mins

CISPA Permits Police to do Warrantless Database Searches

Amendment was shot down that would have required warrants before police could peruse shared information for any evidence of hundreds of different crim

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April 16, 2013
2 mins

Foul: The 1960 Richard Nixon-Jackie Robinson Alliance

" ... You couldn’t steal home against Jim Crow — the racists had bought off all the umpires. ... " April 15, 2013 This is the third of three c

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April 10, 2013
2 mins

Ann Coulter: "To Prevent Mass Murders, Lock Up Crazy People"

For an antecedent of Ms Coulter's prescription for reducing gun violence, see "Nazi Persecution of the Mentally and Physically Disabled." -- AC Ann

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April 9, 2013
2 mins

Feds' New Cell Phone Spying Device Raising Privacy Concerns

“ ... 'If the government shows up in your neighborhood, essentially every phone is going to check in with the government,' said the ACLU’s Soghoia

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April 6, 2013
2 mins

Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom and the Anti-Communist Purge

" ... The then-president of Brooklyn College, Harry D. Gideonse, believed he was fighting a just war against communism. He stripped professors of tenu

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April 4, 2013
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"Call Me, I Dare You": Nevada State Senator Blocking Anti-NDAA Bill

Note from People Against the National Defense Authorization Act (PANDA): On March 26th, we asked you to contact Representative Tobin of Arizona, wh

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March 31, 2013
2 mins

White Student Union Prompts National Attention

March 27, 2013 The White Student Union was recently labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a non-profit that tracks the activiti

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March 30, 2013
2 mins

Jailed Black Militant Russell Maroon Shoatz Publishes New Book

Re "Maroon": " ... The name is derived not from the brownish-red color, but from a Spanish term for “fugitive,” cimarrón, and it refers to runa

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March 27, 2013
2 mins

Texas Anti-NDAA Bill Heads to House Floor

You don't mess with Texas. At least, that's precisely what State Rep. Lyle  Larson is saying with HB 149. HB  149 is  designed to counter the in

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March 25, 2013
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Las Vegas Passes Anti-NDAA Resolution

The Nevada chapter of People Against the National Defense Authorization Act (PANDA) has announced passage of a Las Vegas City Council resolution agai

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March 18, 2013
2 mins

Breaking: Las Vegas to Introduce Anti-NDAA Resolution

Update from P.A.N.D.A. (People Against the National Defense Authorization Act) The fight against indefinite military detention continues. Yesterday,

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March 12, 2013
2 mins

NDAA Bill: Obama Says Goodbye to Freedom and Democracy

For more information, visit the People Against the NDAA (P.A.N.D.A.) website. "... Civil rights lawyer Michael Deutch believes that, with the passin

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February 3, 2013
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DARPA's 1.8 Gigapixel Drone Camera is a High-Res Fourth Amendment Lawsuit Waiting to Happen

By Joshua Kopstein The Verge, February  1, 2013 As unmanned aerial vehicles continue to populate the skies above battlefields and college campu

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January 27, 2013
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"A WELL REGULATED MILITIA": THE SECOND AMENDMENT IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Chicago-Kent Law Review Symposium on the Second Amendment, vol. 76, 2000: 195 Posted for Educational use only. The printed edition remains canonica

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January 23, 2013
2 mins

Roy Cohn's New York Times Obituary, Aug. 3, 1986

August 3, 1986 Roy Cohn, Aide to McCarthy and Fiery Lawyer, Dies at 59 By ALBIN KREBS Roy M. Cohn, the flamboyant, controversial defense lawyer

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January 23, 2013
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Bill Proposes Compensation for Forced Sterilization Victims in Virginia

BY CHELYEN DAVIS The Free Lance-Star,  January 22, 2013 RICHMOND—Lewis Reynolds reckons he was about 9 when a rock hit him in the head, causi

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January 20, 2013
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Grief And Anger At Aaron Swartz's Memorial; Prosecutor Linked To Another Hacker's Death

The information activist was “doomed to be just Aaron,” recalls a friend. But a prosecutor was “hellbent on destroying his life.” By Rob Fish

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January 11, 2013
2 mins

"Operation Tripwire" -- the FBI, the Private Sector, and the Monitoring of Occupy Wall Street

By Beau Hodai PRWatch, December 31, 2012 Records obtained from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by DBA Press and the Center for M

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January 2, 2013
2 mins

God Save the Queen, the Fascist Regime?

The historical significance and therefore symbolic power of our royalty should not be underestimated By Lewis Garland The Periscope Post, 29 May 201

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January 1, 2013
2 mins

How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy

AC note: I have to ask Naomi Wolf if she still believes that the U.S. is "going fascist" -- a claim that had some validity 50 years ago when John Kenn

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December 29, 2012
2 mins

EPIC Sues CIA for Release of Documents Concerning NYPD Collusion in Domestic Spying

EPIC Sues CIA For Release Of Documents Concerning Domestic Spying It Swears It's Not Doing from the whatever-happened-to-'if-you-have-nothing-to-hide

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December 24, 2012
2 mins

Guns, Race and America’s Collective Psychosis

By ISHMAEL REED CounterPunch, December 21-23, 2012 When I appeared on a panel with Chris Hedges during the Miami International Book Fair, I told h

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December 17, 2012
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Berkeley Considers Banning Surveillance Drones

By Doug Oakley Inside Bay Area, December 16, 2012 BERKELEY — City leaders on Tuesday will consider a proposal to declare the air here a “No Dr