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Magda Piskorczyk -- I'm A Woman, at International GastroBlues Festival, July 2009. Tut has the night off so I'm hosting tonight. What's on your mind? Google translate
None of the forensic evidence, which consisted of hair, blood and fingerprints, implicated him in the murders. In addition, a jailhouse informant who testified against him at the trial recanted his testimony claiming that police andShow More Summary
As prisoners, advocates and journalists warned of deteriorating conditions in Ohio's prisons over the past year, the inmate population slowly crept back up to around 30% over capacity.
In early 2013 I sent a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests out to three government agencies that I knew were investigating the late Aaron Swartz. Swartz committed suicide in January of that year arguably in part due to the harassment he was facing from state authorities. I was not a personal friend [...]
This– THIS LINK– could have sent me to jail. Another link came very, very close to sending Barrett Brown to jail. Brown was just sentenced to five years in jail on other charges that the government could make stick, in another step towards the criminalization of everything. The United States v. Barrett Brown Brown, 33-years-old, [...]
King Abdullah was a man of wisdom & vision. US has lost a friend & Kingdom of #SaudiArabia, Middle East, and world has lost a revered leader — John Kerry (@JohnKerry) January 23, 2015 Yesterday Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the King of Saudi Arabia, died at the age of 90. His brother, Salman bin [...]
Mornin’! International Politics Overall - This article is right on how jokes made against Muslims usually end up as propaganda for interventions - William Blum: “Murdering Journalists…Theirs and Ours” - It seems Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Congress was made after an Israeli ambassador started talks Middle East - Even with desalination plants in Gaza, [...]
On Tuesday the Associated Press revealed that the Affordable Care Act's enrollment website is secretly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data, both for both performance and marketing purposes.
Rush - Limelight My Canuck homeys are hitting the road again...
Mauritanian citizen Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who remains in indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay, is the first prisoner to have a book written during his time in prison published. He describes the brutality he suffered while being transferred from Bagram prison in Afghanistan to Guantanamo.
Evan Medeiros, the Obama administration's representative in Asia, believes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could pass this year.
Would New York City's new rules for solitary confinement have saved the life of 19-year-old Andy Henriquez? Henriquez was brought to Rikers Island when he was only 16. Three years later, he was still awaiting trial when he was placed in isolation.
A federal air marshal whistleblower won an important Supreme Court victory on January 21 when justices voted 7-2 that his disclosures were covered by the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) and had not been "specifically prohibited by the law," as the government claimed.
Out of the Mouths of the Neo-Nazis: Dumb and Dumber in Ukraine. http://t.co/MEcDiL4TL5 pic.twitter.com/7GFma33Qgh — CounterPunch (@NatCounterPunch) January 21, 2015 Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has reportedly told the IMF his country now needs $50 billion to shore up its finances. Ukraine already reached a bailout agreement with the IMF in April of last year for [...]
In a case which dragged on for well over two years, journalist Barrett Brown is being sentenced by a court in Dallas. He pled guilty to three charges that stemmed from uploading YouTube videos containing a threat directed at the FBI, redacting sensitive emails procured by hackers and hiding laptops in a kitchen cabinet. The [...]
2014 was the hottest year ever: http://t.co/ZgJaUgMZW7 pic.twitter.com/CE7tllACPJ — New York Magazine (@NYMag) January 17, 2015 If you needed more evidence that people in DC are wastes of time and space you got it yesterday when the Senate voted to affirm that the climate was, in fact, changing but not that it was due to [...]
Hey there folks! International Politics Overall - Speaker of the House John Boehner invited Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu to speak in front of Congress on Iran, which is viewed as a snub to the Obama administration - The White House does not seem happy Netanyahu is coming as he did not notify them beforehand Middle East - How fitting is it for [...]
Brecker Brothers - Some Skunk Funk What a fitting tribute...
The FBI spied on Occupy Chicago. It also coordinated with police departments, helping other law enforcement agencies keep tabs on Occupy protesters, according to documents obtained by independent journalist Yana Kunichoff. The documents contradict a statement from the FBI in November 2011, where the agency declared, “Recent published blogs and news stories have reported the [...]
Quite the dilemma. Boston is the last place on the planet where the defense would like to try the guilt/innocence phase of this case, but Boston probably is the first place where they would want to conduct the penalty phase.