Saturday, May 22, 2010
Texas schools to teach kids that ’separation of church and state’ not in Constitution | Raw Story: "Texas schoolchildren will be required to learn that the words 'separation of church and state' aren't in the Constitution and evaluate whether the United Nations undermines U.S. sovereignty under new social studies curriculum."
Friday, May 21, 2010
Confiscating Your Property =John Stossel ICH: "'Under this bizarre legal fiction called civil forfeiture, the government can take your property, including your home, your car, your cash, regardless of whether or not you are convicted of a crime. It's led to horrible abuses,' says Scott Bullock of the Institute for Justice, the libertarian law firm."
Creeping Terror: : Information Clearing House - ICH: "The American way of war is a marvelously ingenious thing. And thoroughly modern too. No more of that 'don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes' jazz; your modern 'warfighter' (they aren't called 'soldiers' anymore, you know) prefers to view his targets through, say, a computer screen safely ensconced back in the Homeland or thousands of feet in the sky, or else through the unearthly greenish glow of night-vision scopes. And open combat? Forget it. The new American way is the sneak attack on civilian homes in the dead of night. You creep up, you break in, you cap a few ragheads, then you run away. What glory! What magnificent valor!"
OpEdNews - Article: ACLU Sues School for Invasion of Privacy: "'Students do not lose their privacy rights at the schoolhouse door,' said Witold Walczak, the ACLU of Pennsylvania's Legal Director and one of N.N.'s lawyers. 'School administrators have no more right to look through personal photographs stored on a student's cell phone then they have the right to rummage through her purse, read her diary and mail, or view her family photo album.'"
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Consortiumnews.com"If you read the major American newspapers or watch the propaganda on cable TV, it’s pretty clear that the U.S. foreign policy Establishment is again spoiling for a fight, this time in Iran".
Sunday, May 16, 2010
The Most IMPORTANT Video You Will Ever See? : Information Clearing House - ICH: "When I saw this lecture at a conference in 1995, I came out blasted, thinking 'This needs to be required listening for every person on the planet. Nothing else will matter if we don't understand this.' The presenter is Albert Bartlett, a retired Physics prof. at U of Colorado-Boulder."
Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel: report | Raw Story: "Chomsky, a renowned linguistics expert who teaches at MIT, has been an outspoken critic of Israeli foreign policy and US policy towards Israel for years. In 2006, during the Israel-Lebanon war, Chomsky called Israel's bombing of Beirut 'a serious breach of international law' for which 'there is no legal justification.'"