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8 Things That Are Undermining Your Freedom That You Need To Know About (But Probably Don’t)

8 Things That Are Undermining Your Freedom That You Need To Know About (But Probably Don’t)

Here are 8 things that are undermining your freedom that you need to know about (but probably don’t) by Gary Z McGee (The Mind Unleashed).

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‘War Crimes’: Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians

Written by on August 15, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Military, Policies with 1 Comment
‘War Crimes’: Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians

In the wake of the U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition’s horrific bombing of a school bus last week that killed 40 Yemeni children and amid reports on Tuesday of dozens more civilian deaths after a new wave of Saudi bombings, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) has sent a detailed letter to the Department of Defense Inspector General demanding an investigation into whether Trump administration officials violated U.S. or international law by assisting the Saudis in their assault on Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition, which receives essential military support and intelligence from the U.S., “has repeatedly hit civilian targets—including schools, hospitals, funerals, and weddings—nowhere near military targets,” Lieu writes.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Why Do We ‘Write Blank Checks for War’ But ‘Our Pockets Are Empty’ When It Comes to Medicare for All?

Written by on August 10, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Why Do We ‘Write Blank Checks for War’ But ‘Our Pockets Are Empty’ When It Comes to Medicare for All?

New York congressional candidate and democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned how Congress can “write unlimited blank checks for war” and pass the GOP’s $2 trillion tax cut for the wealthy, but when it comes to proposals that would help every American—such as Medicare for All—”our pockets are empty.”

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Judge Orders Trump Admin to Stop Drugging Migrant Children; They Are Receiving Cruel and Inhumane Treatment in Detention Centers

Written by on July 31, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Judge Orders Trump Admin to Stop Drugging Migrant Children; They Are Receiving Cruel and Inhumane Treatment in Detention Centers

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee of Los Angeles ruled on Monday that a Texas detention center for unaccompanied migrant children and those forcibly separated from their families by the Trump administration must stop administering psychotropic drugs without parental consent. “A federal court has now confirmed what we already knew: Children are suffering abusive treatment and cruel and inhumane conditions in government detention centers,” responded Jess Morales Rocketto of Families Belong Together.

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‘God Only Knows’: The Tortured, Killed, or Forcibly Disappeared People of Yemen

Written by on July 25, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘God Only Knows’: The Tortured, Killed, or Forcibly Disappeared People of Yemen

The Yemenis mean us no harm and have committed no crime against us. US citizens bear responsibility for the US government’s support of war crimes against Yemen.

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Long Time NSA Intelligence Official Shares His Thoughts About Supposed ‘Russian Hacking’

Long Time NSA Intelligence Official Shares His Thoughts About Supposed ‘Russian Hacking’

Hearing about all of this Russian hacking, Trump, and politics, in general, these days seems to be like eating the same type of food every night, you literally get sick of it. This begs the question, should we even pay attention to it? Of course, we should, the political realm and the corporate stranglehold over it (and above that sit the financial elite) are taking advantage of us because WE are the ones that allow this entire charade to continue.

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Julian Assange’s Hand Over To UK May Be Imminent According To WikiLeaks

Written by on July 21, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Julian Assange’s Hand Over To UK May Be Imminent According To WikiLeaks

According to a tweet by the internationally known organization WikiLeaks, its founder’s fate may be decided within a mere few days or weeks, and Julian Assange might be handed over on a silver platter by Ecuador to the UK government.

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Medicare for All Caucus Met With Applause as 62 House Democrats Demand Healthcare for Every American ‘From the Day They’re Born’

Written by on July 20, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Medicare for All Caucus Met With Applause as 62 House Democrats Demand Healthcare for Every American ‘From the Day They’re Born’

By Jake Johnson, staff writer | Common Dreams With the enthusiastic backing of America’s largest nurses’ union, consumer advocates, sustainable business groups, and the majority of the American public, 62 House Democrats on Thursday officially launched the Medicare for All Caucus, which will be devoted to closely examining the gritty policy specifics of single-payer while working toward one straightforward moral goal: guaranteeing every […]

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A Sweet New Century for America’s Most Privileged While Wealth Inequality Is Spectacularly Worse

Written by on July 17, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
A Sweet New Century for America’s Most Privileged While Wealth Inequality Is Spectacularly Worse

Something went horribly wrong over the last quarter of the 20th century that drastically increased the wealth. And what has happened so far in century 21? It seems our decision makers in Washington have done their best to make things even worse.

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There’s an All-Out War on Kids, and Not Just on the Border

Written by on July 6, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
There’s an All-Out War on Kids, and Not Just on the Border

What we’re witnessing at our border is one part of a war against all children — whether by cuts to schools, child nutrition, health care, safe air and water, or family-supporting jobs. Your children will feel the hurt of the Trump’s agenda, too. Here are a just a few highlights.

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North Carolina To Sue Anti-Vaccine Attorney, Ask Him To Hand Over Client Files…

North Carolina To Sue Anti-Vaccine Attorney, Ask Him To Hand Over Client Files…

Phillips is not alone in his claim that NC Bar attorneys have engaged in serious misconduct. His complaint against NC Bar attorneys is supported by two independent legal experts, and Phillips’ own preliminary investigation has turned up other witnesses to NC Bar officials fabricating facts, and other attorneys who claim they were disbarred based on facts invented by NC Bar attorneys. So, there appears to be a very serious problem at the NC State Bar!

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Ripping Trump for Treating Children Worse Than Seized Property, Judge Orders Reunification of Separated Families

Written by on June 28, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Ripping Trump for Treating Children Worse Than Seized Property, Judge Orders Reunification of Separated Families

A federal judge in San Diego, California ruled late Tuesday that the more than 2,000 migrant children separated from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy must be reunited with their families within 30 days—and children under age 5 must be returned to parents within two weeks.

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Democratic Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation To Abolish ICE

Written by on June 26, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Democratic Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation To Abolish ICE

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) announced Monday his intention to introduce legislation to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), joining a swelling chorus of demands that the Department of Homeland Security agency be eliminated.

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Breaking Up Families? America Looks Like a Dickens Novel

Written by on June 25, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
Breaking Up Families? America Looks Like a Dickens Novel

Sarah Bilston: There are startling parallels between the Trump administration’s policy on immigrant families and the “New” Poor Laws of England in the 1830s, whose cruelty was illuminated by Charles Dickens in novels and other writings… I’ve taught the novels of Charles Dickens for more than 20 years. My students have tended to approach his era as a bizarre and strangely cruel period in human history. But Dickens’s world has come to life again.

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Ralph Nader Asks Former First Ladies: Why No “Heartfelt Concern for Tens of Thousands of Children Killed or Seriously Maimed” by Their Husbands’ Wars?

Written by on June 24, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Ralph Nader Asks Former First Ladies: Why No “Heartfelt Concern for Tens of Thousands of Children Killed or Seriously Maimed” by Their Husbands’ Wars?

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader puts check on Laura Bush and Michelle Obama for selective criticism when it comes to kids harmed by brutal U.S. policies: “Would be nice if Laura Bush and Michelle Obama had expressed similar heartfelt concern for the tens of thousands of children killed or seriously maimed by the wars of their husbands in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.”

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