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I was on CNBC this morning discussing the ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 340 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 11:16 AM PDT with 629 Recommends
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights And the hits just keep coming. Despite its pledge to ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 739 comments on Fri May 15, 2009 at 01:19 PM PDT with 568 Recommends
When they turn on the spotlights -- shouldn't the jig be up? ... Shouldn't the corporate-caper be over? It should. ALEC's Secrets Revealed; Corporations Flee by Brendan Greeley, staff writer, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 108 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 08:04 AM PDT with 435 Recommends
Did you know we’re right in the middle of Sunshine Week? Sunshine Week is a celebration of the Freedom of Information Act and other open records laws. It's sponsored by the American Society of ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 96 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 03:11 PM PDT with 235 Recommends
ProPublica, without question, one of the most reliable sources for solid news anywhere on the planet, IMHO, is a little late to the table on this round of the NSA-surveillance-state stories. But, I’
by bobswern
Comment Count 128 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 11:18 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
I have read the Department of Justice report on their non-indictment of Darren Wilson, and, quite frankly, I am very disappointed. The report reads as if Bob McCulloch, the St. Louis county ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 157 Recommends
Yet another embarrassing detail about the Obama administration's handling of the Keystone XL pipeline has emerged. In order to view the public comments to the State Department's new environmental ...
by DWG
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 02:15 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
After failing to obtain documents under the Freedom of Information Act first ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 134 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 03:50 PM PST with 146 Recommends
... but we need a Missouri resident to file the request. We also need residents in 16 other states to step up. Residents in 3 states have already stepped up! (See chart below.) We have come to ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 04:29 PM PST with 125 Recommends
The [Support the Dream Defenders http://www.dailykos.com/user/Support%20The%20Dream%20Defenders] Daily Kos Group has recently initiated an important project to assist those around the country who ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 115 Recommends
My heart goes out to the residents of the areas affected by tornadoes and flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico. I have heard some heartbreaking stories of loss of lives and of destruction of ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT with 111 Recommends
"He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Today, I released my plan to fix a broken Washington and restore accountability and transparency to the political process. It's ...
by Lee Fisher
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 08:52 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has an ongoing FOIA Project to put pressure on Red State governors who Refuse to Expand Medicaid. We think that the refusal is blithely ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 108 Recommends
According to the website Killed by Police, law enforcement officers have sent over a thousand people to early graves so far this year. The overwhelming majority of those killed were young black men. ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 04:26 PM PST with 85 Recommends
Three years ago, February 26, 2012, to be exact, a 17-year-old young man left his home to go pick up snacks for himself and his younger brother. On his way back to his loved ones, he took a ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 04:25 PM PST with 83 Recommends
As you may know, our primary goal in starting this series was to find a way to fight back against police brutality; to crowdsource a law that would police the police. We did that. And some funny, ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 04:51 PM PST with 77 Recommends
With Washington engulfed in scandals real and imagined over the Benghazi tragedy, the IRS' handling of applications by political groups for tax exempt status and the Justice Department's seizure ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 03:15 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
I have wonderful news! The voters of Pennsylvania and Alaska have saved the lives of over a 1000 people this year!* "How did they do that?" you may ask. In the last election cycle, voters used the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 04:27 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 65 Recommends