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zero dark thirty occurs every 24 hours The war crimes of the Bush-Cheney regime in terms of CIA torture and rendition have become clearer recently as NPR reports this morning about what has been a ...
by annieli
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 09:47 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Charles Pierce, as usual, gets it [herehttp://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/news/a33313/this-is-not-america-contd/]: But this is what can happen if you normalize torture in the public mind ...
by RFK Lives
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 04:43 PM PST with 20 Recommends
The closer you look at the American Police State, the worse it gets. A week after its (largely unnoticed) series on Chicago police torturer Richard Zuley , The Guardian has another story on Homan ...
by mcstowy
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 12:23 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site' The Guardian The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 10:34 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I’ve been working on a story for almost a week (one I originally thought would only take a couple of days to fully research and write), and it directly dovetails with what I can only refer to as–...
by bobswern
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:27 AM PST with 183 Recommends
UPDATE: Just read this story in Salon The Atlantic which gives further details regarding the Homan Square site in an interview of Tracy Siska, executive director of the Chicago Justice Project who ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 313 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 08:57 AM PST with 408 Recommends
Al Jazeera reports on an armed group that will be saving Afghanistan from armed groups. Every day they hear the thunderous sound of motorcycles approaching their houses. Minutes later, residents ...
by Garrett
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 03:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The Hypocrisy of the ...
by cmifukan
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 07:03 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Sign the new Amnesty petition to Gov. Jindal! Amnesty International has just released a new video entitled "Free Albert Woodfox: 43 Years of Injustice," (on You Tube ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 08:43 AM PST with 6 Recommends
When it comes to the hyper-partisan gridlock that has ground Washington to a halt, the bromide “ both sides do it ” for years has been the explanation of choice of right-wing apologists and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 11:34 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Yesterday, the State of Louisiana took the first step toward a retrial and announced that a grand jury has re-indicted Albert a third time for the murder of Brent Miller. Though we continue to ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 06:46 PM PST with 16 Recommends
We are excited to announce that Amnesty International has started a new petition in support of Albert Woodfox's February 6 bail request that he filed in response to the ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 11:22 AM PST with 7 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .The post-9/11 moment offered them their main chance to transform their ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 07:41 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Salon.com published an excellent article today, written by Steve Almond, titled "Our dangerous macho delusions: Brian Williams’ fraudulence — and our own" . It is by far the best analysis I have ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 10:50 AM PST with 21 Recommends
(Read more about the Feb. 3 Fifth Circuit Court ruling here .) On Friday, Feb. 6, Albert Woodfox's legal team submitted an application to US District Court Judge James A. Brady for release on bail ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 03:18 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Apropos of nothing, I was purposefully poking around in some papers looking for a thing I'd done 10 years ago and was annoyed that it was missing. So I shuffled and sifted and finally located the ...
by OleHippieChick
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 01:23 PM PST with 26 Recommends
In 1972, Harlan Ellison edited an anthology of sci-fi short stories called Again, Dangerous Visions (a sequel to "Dangerous Visions", naturally). One of the stories, by Edward Bryant, is called "The ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 71 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 11:49 AM PST with 84 Recommends
Today the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the unanimous decision of their own three judge panel and denied Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's request for an "en banc" rehearing of Albert's ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 09:59 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Yes, if you commit torture you can be convicted of a crime - in Alabama. Not however, by the US Government, provided you were employed by the US Military and the CIA to torture "detainees" during ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 10:43 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Earlier this week, Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association gave reason number 1,999,999 why he doesn't really think President Obama is really a Christian--he doesn't think that anyone who ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 05:12 PM PST with 10 Recommends