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Two months ago, France passed a law that requires the rooftops of new commercial buildings to be partially (at least) covered by solar panels or plants. The law, passed back in March, was a ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In the Wikileaks age of PATRIOT Act and USAFREEDOM Act, it is important to remember how important patriotism has always been and what means are necessary. 1971 http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/...
by annieli
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 11:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This headline today, U.S. indicts world soccer officials in alleged $150 million FIFA bribery scandal in the Washington Post made me think of an ideal world. It goes something like this: The ...
by ChloeMS
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:52 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
As the "Patriot Act lies in the senate gasping for it's last breath; bomb threats breakout like mushrooms after a spring rain. "The Air Force scrambled fighter jets Monday to escort an Air France ...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:18 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hundreds of PennySaverUSA employees were suddenly left twisting in economic uncertainty over the Memorial Day holiday as financial engineering executives at OpenGate Capital ignored federal labor ...
by lawscout
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a case initiated by conservatives in Texas determining what "person" means for one-person, one-vote redistricting jurisprudence : all people, or ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 11:56 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Many unjust verdicts across the years have exposed just how protected police misconduct is under the law. Four LAPD Police Officers were ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
Details of the settlement are expected today, but somehow a cop standing on the hood of a car emptying a magazine through the windshield stands in stark contrast to any sense of justice. Is 600 ...
by annieli
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 12:04 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I dared once, to demand that my fake and phoney 'Membership' in the Moron and More-money Fraud-mafia and Murder-slave Vampire-Mafia Monkey-cult, be CANCELED. the following has been the result; for ...
by BJake
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
ABC News Videos Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say A Saudi Airlines flight from Saudi Arabia was also escorted to a remote ...
by annieli
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
May 25, 2015 Do You Get It Yet? The Enemy In America Is John Q Public. "Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring ...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 10:51 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In what I can only describe as a bizarre piece in Politico, the overrated news organization tries to insinuate a scandal of sorts by making a connection -tenuous at best- between ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 11:07 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
See: http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/ Causation Anonymity in Group Police Misconduct: No Conviction, No Justice, No Peace "And therein lies the rub. This decision paves the way for causation ...
by cezanne
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Texas Senate Bill 575 was voted out of the House’s State Affairs Committee late Saturday and put on track for a floor vote; and in exchange, Republican Rep. Jon Stickland pulled down an amendment ...
by johnatx
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 02:57 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
What is the difference between Israel and the USA? Israel violates international law and gets its biggest advocate and protector to stand by its side during international review and debate over ...
by ChloeMS
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 11:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
On Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, in response to window breaking during ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 01:36 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
At an iconoclastic level of understanding, burning an politically invalid piece of cloth seems slightly pyromaniac, and even reactionary or provocative, and as art perhaps slightly more creative, ...
by annieli
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:21 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
After blogging and writing a diary yesterday regarding some work I've done in measuring diversity in populations in different nerdy ways, I thought I would be done with the subject for a while. ...
by leviabowles
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Life does occasionally have existential moments of decision-making, Odds are in the above case, some of the bullets were meant for either of two targets. Was the stopped car at that moment, a ...
by annieli
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Governor Brownback is at again! Making life, for the poor, even more miserable! Kansas Republicans have put forward a new policy initiative that's almost shocking in its clear intent to harm ...
by john972
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 09:56 PM PDT with 34 Recommends