Massive Spying Program Exposed - Demand Answers Now
WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, and IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH…
A man of passion and style, Home Favor saw himself as the embodiment of a truth voiced often by his friend and ally, the late Congressman Parren Mitchell:“Once you get on the civil rights train,” Mitchell said, “you never get off.” You stay on because you never quite reach your destination. You’re never sure of hanging on to the ground you’ve gained….
Congress, originally in 1978, were very strong, and created this check and balance on the NSA – the FISA court. Now [the Congress] all they want to do is increase the budget for the intelligence community.
Instead of watchdogs for the public, [Congress] has become cheerleaders for the intelligence community.
Wisconsin Senate passes ultrasound bill. (P.S. Senate boss will not put up with you)
The Wisconsin State Senate today passed a bill that requires women who want an abortion to first get a state-mandated, medically unnecessary ultrasound. The bill also requires doctors who work in abortion clinics to gain admitting privileges at a hospital — the same kind of provision that was designed to shutter the last abortion clinic in Mississippi.
The Wisconsin bill now goes from the Republican-controlled Senate to the Republican-controlled House. Republican Governor Scott Walker has said he would sign the bill into law. As Rachel reported on the show last night (video), it’s still open season on reproductive rights in the states.
Love has brought me to an impossible place. This is the place where–through the cracks in the hardened asphalt of my heart–healing is breaking out.
As a pale and freckled person whose skin burns by the time I walk from the office to the sandwich place for lunch, I am a sunscreen manufacturer’s dream come true. I buy bottle upon bottle of the stuff all year round.
Rejecting health care money for poor mentally ill people is an extremely costly way for states to stick it to the Obama administration. A recent study in the journal Health Affairs looked at 14 of the 17 states that have rejected the Medicaid expansion and found that they will lose a total of $8.4 billion in federal payments in 2016 alone. Plus, when states neglect the problems of the mentally ill, they end up paying for it elsewhere anyway, Honberg says.