Monthly Archives: February 2011

Juan Crow in Georgia | The Nation

“Mancha and her mother didn’t fit the profile of the workers at the nearby Crider poultry plant, who had been targeted by the raid in nearby Stilwell. They were the wrong kind of ‘Mexicans’; they were US citizens.” via Juan … Continue reading

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Arizona Sen. Bundgaard avoids arrest for possible domestic violence because immunity under AZ\’s rules just like Jan Brewer did | Crooks and Liars

“When officers arrived, they said Bundgaard, 43, and Ballard, 34, his passenger, showed marks of a physical altercation, ‘which constituted an act of domestic violence. Bundgaard told officers that he is an Arizona state senator, he is immune from arrest. … Continue reading

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Simon Johnson: No Smoke Without Mirrors — Disinformation About the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

“There is now a concerted effort to undermine the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), mostly by spreading disinformation about its supposed lack of accountability. This disinformation approach contains the standard elements of exaggeration, misdirection, and distraction.” via Simon … Continue reading

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Obama lends support to states\’ health alternative – Yahoo! News

Obama is bending over AGAIN! I CANNOT support this! Obama lends support to states\’ health alternative – Yahoo! News.

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who-owns-the-us: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

“While most of the country’s $14 trillion debt is held by private banks in the U.S., the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve Board estimate that, as of December, about $4.4 trillion of it was held by foreign governments that … Continue reading

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Arizona State Senator Gets immunity In Domestic Violence Case

“Republican Arizona state senator Scott Bundgaard avoided a night in jail because of a law which grants lawmakers immunity.” via Arizona State Senator Gets immunity In Domestic Violence Case.

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Billionaire Koch Brothers Next Target of \”Anonymous\” Hacker Group | | AlterNet

“‘The Koch’s have helped to fuel the unrest in Wisconsin and the drive behind the bill to eliminate the collective bargaining power of unions in a bid to gain a monopoly over the state’s power supplies.” via Billionaire Koch Brothers … Continue reading

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Who\’s Behind the Bills that Could Legalize Killing Abortion Providers? | Mother Jones

“It’s part of a campaign orchestrated by a Washington-based anti-abortion group, which has lobbied state lawmakers to introduce legislation that it calls the ‘Pregnant Woman’s Protection Act’. Over the past two years, the group, Americans United for Life, has succeeded … Continue reading

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The Dems\’ Tepid Approach to What\’s at Stake in Wisc. Is Helping Conservatives Destroy Unions, Defund the Democratic Party and Take over the Country | | AlterNet

“If the Wisconsin plan to kill the public employees’ unions succeeds, then there will be little union money in the future to support democratic candidates. Conservatives will be effectively unopposed in raising campaign funding in most elections, including the presidential … Continue reading

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Senate Dems Try To Help Republicans Find Even More Cuts In Budget | Crooks and Liars

“The Democratic tactic of giving their lunch, their snacks and their spending money to the school bullies just isn’t working. What oh what are they to do? How about — oh, I don’t know — growing a spine?” via Senate … Continue reading

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