Category Archives: News and Politics

Texas Hotel Cancels Ugandan President Museveni for Anti-Gay Stance


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | September 17,2014. The Dallas Voice is reporting that the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni’s hotel accommodation has been cancelled  by The Four Seasons hotel.  It is believed the cancellation occurred because of Museveni’s stance against gays and the … Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg to RT: We need more Snowdens and Mannings


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Congress grants Obama authority to arm Syrian rebels


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NYPD, Hispanic crowd brawl in New York


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3.7 Million Comments Later, Here’s Where Net Neutrality Stands


Elise Hu | National Public Radio | Reader Supported News | September 18, 2014 ow, we wait. The window for the public to weigh in on how federal rule-makers should treat Internet traffic is closed, after a record 3.7 million comments … Continue reading

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Former Senate Intelligence Chair: Rise of ISIL Caused by US Failure to Investigate Saudis Over 9/11 Attacks


Patrick Cockburn | Counter Punch | Reader Supported News | September 18, 2014 he rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) has been aided by the continuing failure of the US Government to investigate the role of … Continue reading

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Pelosi: The More Violent Iraq Gets, the More Reason NOT to Send Troops


The Daily Caller | Reader Supported News | September 18, 2014 ouse Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said she would not vote for a return of troops on the ground in Iraq under any circumstances, because that would only exacerbate the … Continue reading

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How the Bush Administration Covered Up the Saudi Connection to 9/11


James Ridgeway | CounterPunch | AlterNet | September 17, 2014 In his  New Yorker article, posted on the magazine’s web site last week, Lawrence Wright tells how the Bush administration deleted 28 pages in the 2002 report of the Joint Congressional Inquiry on … Continue reading

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Connecticut trans teen found after escaping custody


Darren Wee | Gay Star News | September 17, 2014 A transgender teenager, whose imprisonment without charge sparked national outrage, was found hours after she escaped from a private treatment facility in Connecticut yesterday. The 16-year-old girl made headlines in … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Has Retaliated Against 1,400 Whistleblowers in the Last Year


Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Reader Supported News | September 17, 2014 ederal employees who expose government waste, fraud and abuse are having a tough time in the “most transparent administration in history.” Robert MacLean, a former air marshal, told a … Continue reading

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