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Mitch McConnell prays for the health of five Justices on the Supreme Court (there's nine of them)

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

What about the other four, Mitch? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, when speaking behind what he thought were closed doors at the Koch brothers' retreat for the ultra-rich last June: The best Supreme Court in anybody’s memory... Show More Summary

FIFA’s Sepp Blatter profile reads like North Korean propaganda

The August 22nd issue of The FIFA Weekly contains a short profile of supreme leader FIFA President Sepp Blatter.  There are plenty of very serious issues in FIFA that make it a punchline around the world – massive amounts of corruption, ineptitude, a lack of real action to battle racism, Qatar, etc.  Oh, and did I […]

Khamenei Compares #Ferguson to Slavery – Pushes the Book ‘Roots’

He’s a uniter. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei continued to tweet his support to the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. On Saturday Khamenei tweeted out this picture. “African-Americans r descendants of those who lived in their rich land but … Continue reading ?

Race Matters: Iranian Government Says – “The U.S. Treatment Of African-Americans Is Anti-Human Rights”

Iranian Government Blasts United States For Inhumane Treatment Of Black People via Jerusalem Post Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei continued to attack the human rights record of the United States on Sunday, on the background of the shooting death

Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’

The Supreme Court was "once a leader in the world" in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing," she added, "is how things have changed.” The post Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

White House Cybersecurity Leader: Technical Know-How's a Distraction

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In much the same way that the best heart surgeons have never studied medicine and Supreme Court judges have never really read the law, Michael Daniel, the White House's cybersecurity co-ordinator thinks that "being too down in the weeds at the technical level could actually be a little bit of a distraction" in his position. Read more...

Iranian Leader Khamenei Compares #Ferguson to Gaza – Tweets Support to Protesters

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei tweeted out his support for the #Ferguson protesters and the collapse of the United States. And, of course, the holy Ayatollah continues to bash the Jews. The roots of the 99% movement will … Continue reading ?

The Orioles-Nationals MASN dispute shows no signs of progress

The battle over the Nationals’ TV rights on MASN between the NL East leaders and the AL East leading Orioles isn’t going away any time soon. On Monday, a New York Supreme Court judge extended an injunction that he granted two weeks ago, barring the Nationals from receiving the increased rights fee that a panel […]

Ayatollah Khamenei weighs in on Michael Brown death

Talk about the pot calling the kettle racist. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is using the mayhem in Missouri, which erupted after an unarmed black teen was killed by a cop, as an excuse to slam the U.S.

Iran’s Supreme Leader goes after the US on Ferguson

last weekNews : The Newsroom

This series of tweets from Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, about the violent police misconduct in Ferguson, makes a good run at defining the word "chutzpah:" The flag of #HumanRights is borne by enemies of human rights w/US leading...Show More Summary

Is Khamenei Done With The Nuclear Talks?

by Dish Staff The Supreme Leader has always been pessimistic about the negotiations between Tehran and Washington, but in a statement yesterday, he called them “useless”: Speaking to Foreign Ministry officials, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei praised Iranian negotiators who have conducted the talks with the United States and five other world powers, and he did not […]

Khamenei Says Talks with U.S. Are Futile

The Supreme Leader suggests the only thing worth talking to the Americans about is ending sanctions, and even then he doesn’t hold out much hope.

Iran’s Khamenei dismisses direct US talks

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said nuclear talks with world powers would continue, though there was no point in holding talks with the United States on other issues. The country’s most senior religious leader saidShow More Summary

Khamenei says no dice on a nuclear deal

Iran’s semi-official news agency Fars reports that the Supreme Leader is supremely uninterested in making any deal with the West on the regime’s illicit nuclear program: Khamenei said on Wednesday that negotiations with the United States “don’t have any benefits” for Iran and rejected the prospect of further discussions. “Relations with the U.S. and negotiations with […]

Iran dismisses direct US talks

Iran's Supreme Leader says nuclear talks will continue but there is no point in talks with the US on other issues.

Iran Bans Permanent Forms of Contraception and Advertising of Birth Control

2 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Iran’s parliament has continued to follow the religious dictates of the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali no matter how bizarre or repressive. So, when Khamenei ordered people to procreate “strengthen national identity” and counter “undesirable...Show More Summary

Iran bans vasectomies and other forms of permanent contraception

Following supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's appeal for more children to be born in the country, Iran's parliament voted to ban permanent forms of contraception. The state news agency IRNA reported that vasectomies are now prohibited, as are similar procedures in women and even advertising of birth control. Show More Summary

Iranian parliament bans vasectomies in bid to boost birth rate

By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for measures to increase the population. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Sings "Fancy" in Latest Lip Dub Masterpiece: Watch!

President Barack Obama may be getting sued by John Boehner, smacked down left and right by the Supreme Court and unable to break through gridlock in D.C. But he sure is "Fancy" and bringin' '88 back! The hippest leader of the free world ever takes on Iggy Azalea's smash hit in the latest lip dub masterstroke by YouTube genius Baracksdubs. Show More Summary

Brian Brown: Even If We Lose At The Supreme Court, NOM Is Not Going Away

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Guardian has interviewed hate group leader Brian Brown about the unbroken string of court victories for same-sex marriage. “We’re not going away,” Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, told the Guardian. Show More Summary

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