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Obama tells Holder “NO charges for Bush’s WAR CRIMES” (…our own party was equally complicit.)

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The Obama administration‘s aggressive, full-scale whitewashing of the “war on terror” crimes committed by Bush officials is now complete. Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the closing without charges of the only two cases under investigation relating to the US torture program: one that resulted in the 2002 death of an Afghan detainee at a secret CIA prison near Kabul, and the other the 2003 death of an Iraqi citizen while in CIA custody at Abu Ghraib. This decision, says the New York Times Friday, “eliminat[es] the last possibility that any criminal charges will be brought as a result of the brutal interrogations carried out by the CIA”.z_torture_iraq016

To see what a farce this is, it is worthwhile briefly to review the timeline of how Obama officials acted to shield Bush torturers from all accountability. During his 2008 campaign for president, Obama repeatedly vowed that, while he opposed “partisan witch-hunts”, he would instruct his attorney general to “immediately review” the evidence of criminality in these torture programs because “nobody is above the law.” Yet, almost immediately after winning the 2008 election, Obama, before he was even inaugurated, made clear that he was opposed to any such investigations, citing what he called “a belief that we need to look forward as opposed to looking backwards”.

Throughout the first several months of his presidency, his top political aides, such as the chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, and his press secretary, Robert Gibbs, publicly – and inappropriately – pressured the justice department to refrain from any criminal investigations. Over and over, they repeated the Orwellian mantra that such investigations were objectionable because “we must look forward, not backward”. As Gibbs put it in April 2009, when asked to explain Obama’s opposition, “the president is focused on looking forward. That’s why.”

z_torture_iraq029On 16 April 2009, Obama himself took the first step in formalizing the full-scale immunity he intended to bestow on all government officials involved even in the most heinous and lethal torture. On that date, he decreed absolute immunity for any official involved in torture provided that it comported with the permission slips produced by Bush department of justice (DOJ) lawyers which authorized certain techniques. “This is a time for reflection, not retribution,” the new president so movingly observed in his statement announcing this immunity. Obama added:

“[N]othing will be gained by spending our time and energy laying blame for the past … we must resist the forces that divide us, and instead come together on behalf of our common future.”z_torture_donald_rumsfeld000

Note how, in Obama’s new formulation, those who believed that Bush officials should be held criminally accountable for their torture crimes – should be subjected to the rule of law on equal terms with ordinary citizens – were now scorned as “the forces that divide us”. On the same day, Holder issued his own statement arguing that “it would be unfair to prosecute dedicated men and women working to protect America for conduct that was sanctioned in advance by the justice department.”

But at least this limited immunity left open the possibility of prosecuting those agents who went beyond the limits of the DOJ memos in how they tortured: in other words, those “rogue” torturers who used brutality and savagery beyond even what was permitted by Bush lawyers. On several occasions, Holder had flamboyantly leaked that he was horrified by what he read in certain case files about detainees who were severely injured by torture or even killed by it – there were more than 100 detainees who died while in US custody – and that he could not, in good conscience, simply sweep all of that under the rug.

As a result, in August 2009, Holder announced a formal investigation to determine whether criminal charges should be brought in over 100 cases of severe detainee abuse involving “off-the-books methods” such as “mock execution and threatening a prisoner with a gun and a power drill”, as well as threats that “prisoners [would be] made to witness the sexual abuse of their relatives.” But less than two years later, on 30 June 2011, Holder announced that of the more than 100 cases the justice department had reviewed, there would be no charges brought in any of them – except two.z_torture_iraq055

The only exceptions were two particularly brutal cases, both of which resulted in the death of the detainee. One involved the 2002 abuse of Gul Rahman, who froze to death in a secret CIA prison in Afghanistan known as the “Salt Pit”, after he was beaten, stripped, and then shackled to a cement wall in freezing temperatures.

The other was the 2003 death of Manadel al-Jamadi at Abu Ghraib, who died in CIA custody after he was beaten, stripped, had cold water poured on him, and then shackled to the wall. It was al-Jamadi’s ice-packed body which was infamously photographed with a smiling US Army Sgt Charles Granier standing over it giving the thumbs-up sign.

A US military autopsy declared al-Jamadi’s death a homicide due to “blunt force trauma to the torso complicated by compromised respiration”. Autopsy photos showed “lacerations and multiple bruises on Jamadi’s feet, thighs and arms”, though “his most significant injuries – five broken ribs – are not visible in the photos.” A physician told NPR back in 2005:

z_torture019“‘How Jamadi was shackled ‘makes it very difficult to breathe because you are suspended in a very awkward position. When you combine it with having the hood over your head and having broken ribs, it’s fairly clear that this death was caused by asphyxia because he couldn’t breathe properly.’”

So, those are the two cases which the DOJ this week announced it was closing without any charges of any kind being brought. Because the Obama administration has systematically blocked all other cases besides these two from any possibility of criminal charges, yesterday’s decision means that nobody in the US government will pay any price for the systematic worldwide torture regime which that nation implemented and maintained for close to a decade.z_torture_iraq026

This is so despite the findings of General Antonio Taguba, who investigated the torture regime and said that “there is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes” and “the only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture will be held to account.” And it is done even in the face of General Barry McCaffrey’s extraordinary observation that:

“We tortured people unmercifully. We probably murdered dozens of them during the course of that, both the armed forces and the CIA.”

The ACLU’s Jameel Jaffer yesterday said:

“That the justice department will hold no one accountable for the killing of prisoners in CIA custody is nothing short of a scandal … the decision not to file charges against individuals who tortured prisoners to death is yet another entry in what is already a shameful record.”

Beyond the disgust that these events, on their own, should invoke in any decent person, there are two points worth making about all of this which really highlight just how odious all of it is.

First, Obama has shielded Bush torture crimes not only from criminal prosecution, but any and all forms of accountability. Obama himself vigorously opposed and succeeded in killing even a congressional investigation into the torture regime at a time when his party controlled both houses of Congress.z_torture_iraq032z_torture_iraq005

Moreover, Obama’s top officials, as WikiLeaks cables revealed, secretly worked with GOP operatives to coerce other countries, such as Spain and Germany, to quash their investigations into the US torture of their citizens, and issued extraordinary threats to prevent British courts from disclosing any of what was done. And probably worst of all, the Obama administration aggressively shielded Bush officials even from being held accountable in civil cases brought by torture victims, by invoking radical secrecy powers and immunity doctrines to prevent courts even from hearing those claims.

In sum, the Obama administration has been desperate to ensure that there will be no accountability or even that meaningful investigations ever take place. That is almost certainly due to the fact that numerous high-level members of Obama’s own party were so complicit in these crimes. But at least equally important is this remarkable – and, it turns out, prescient – observation from a New York Times article by Charlie Savage in December 2008, on the prospect of torture investigations aimed at Bush officials:

“Because every president eventually leaves office, incoming chief executives have an incentive to quash investigations into their predecessor’s tenure.”

In other words, Obama is motivated to shield Bush officials from accountability for their crimes in the hope that once Obama leaves office, he, too, will be gifted identical immunity from the rule of law.z_truth_is000

Second, although government torturers have now been fully protected by Obama from any accountability, those who blow the whistle on such crimes continue to be pursued by the same administration with unprecedented aggression. As Friday’s Times article on Holder’s announcement pointedly notes:

“While no one has been prosecuted for the harsh interrogations, a former CIA officer who helped hunt members of al-Qaida in Pakistan and later spoke publicly about waterboarding, John C Kiriakou, is awaiting trial on criminal charges that he disclosed to journalists the identity of other CIA officers who participated in the interrogations.”

Here, again, we see one of the prime precepts of American justice: high-level official who commit even the most egregious crimes are shielded from all accountability; the only real “criminals” are those who speak publicly about those crimes.

When Obama first announced his intent to run for president, he vowed that “the era of Scooter Libby justice … will be over” – meaning high-level officials will no longer be able to break the law with impunity. In mid 2008, Holder denounced Bush’s illegal torture and surveillance programs as showing “disrespect for the rule of law”, and he vowed:

“We owe the American people a reckoning.”z_corrupt_politician

To say those pledges have been radically violated is to understate the case. Far worse, though, is that Obama officials have bolstered the warped precept at the root of so many of America’s disasters: that crimes committed by and at the behest of the powerful reside above and beyond the rule of law. In so doing, they have ensured that Bush officials who authorized torture continue to command mainstream respectability, while future leaders tempted to torture again have no reason whatsoever to refrain from doing so.

This final act in the sorry spectacle has long been predictable, even inevitable. But that does not make it any less repellent.

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Photos Show Detainees Sodomized and Raped- Torture Continues During Obama Presidency

By Naomi Wolf and Christopher Rice

Pres. Obama is withholding of alleged abuse by U.S. soldiers of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan. z_torture028

Congress has authorized the suppression of hundreds of torture photographs held by the Pentagon.

MoveOn’s executive director explicitly promised President Obama at a White House meeting that MoveOn would keep silent about the war escalations.

The Obama administration urged a federal court to suppress documents detailing the CIA’s videotaped interrogations at secret prisons.

Highly perverse, systematic sexual torture and sexual humiliation was, original documents reveal, directed from the top; Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Rice were present in meetings where sexual humiliation was discussed as policy; the Defense Authorization Act of 2007 was written specifically to allow certain kinds of sexual abuse, such as forced nakedness, which is completely illegal and understood by domestic and international law to be a form of sexual assault; Rumsfeld is in print and on the record consulting with subordinates about the policy and practice of sexual humiliation, in a collection of documents obtained by the ACLU by a Freedom of Information Act filing, compiled in Jameel Jaffer’s important book, The Torture Administration.z_torture014

General Strike to end Corruption (GS) broke the news – because the US press is in a drugged stupor — that the photos Obama is refusing to release of detainee abuse depict, among other sexual tortures, an American soldier raping a female detainee and a male translator raping a male prisoner. The photos also show anal rape of prisoners with foreign objects such as wires and lightsticks.

Predictably, the Pentagon issued a formal denial.

The Pentagon is lying. This is exactly what the photos show, because it happened. Precisely these exact sex crimes – these exact images and these very objects — are familiar and well-documented.

Detainees who have told their stories to rights organizations have told independently confirming accounts of a highly consistent practice of sexual torture at US-held prisons, including having their genitals slashed with razors; electrodes placed on genitals; and being told US military would find and rape their mothers.

When you give soldiers anywhere in the world the power, let alone the mandate, to hold women or men helpless, without recourse to law, kidnap them as a matter of policy – as US military kidnapped the wives of `insurgents’ in order to compel them to turn themselves in – strip them naked, and threaten them, you have a completely predictable recipe for mass sexual assault. The magisterial study of rape in war, Susan Brownmiller’s Men, Women and Rape, proves that.

It is proof of the fact that the most senior leadership – Bush, Rumsfeld and Cheney, with Rice’s collusion – were running a global sex crime trafficking ring with Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib and Baghram as the holding sites. The sexual nature of the torture also gives the lie to Cheney’s and others’ defense of torture as somehow functional: the sexual perversity mandated from the top reveals that it was just plain old sick sadism gratified by a very sick form of pleasure.z_torture011

In the highly credible and very fully documented Physicians for Human Rights report, Broken Bodies, Broken Lives, doctors investigated the wounds and scars of former prisoners, did analysis of the injuries, assessed the independent verification of their stories, and reported that indeed many detainees had in fact been savagely raped with lightsticks and by other objects inserted into their rectums, many sustaining internal injuries. This same report confirms that female military or other unidentified US-affiliated personnel were used to sexually abuse detainees by smearing menstrual blood on their faces, seizing their genitals violently, or rubbing them against their will in a sexual manner. In other credible accounts collected by human rights organizations, many former prisoners in US-held prisons report that they had been tortured or humiliated by female agents who appeared to be dressed like prostitutes. Indeed, early on intelligence spokespeople boasted in the New York Times of the use of female agents to sexually abuse and humiliate prisoners: it was called in their own material ‘invasion of space by a female.’

“CIA agent took my penis in his hand and began to make cuts. He did it once, and they stood still for maybe a minute, watching my reaction. I was in agony. They must have done this 20 to 30 times, in maybe two hours. There was blood all over.” detainee Binyam Mohamed.

Lakhdar Boumediene a 43-year-old Algerian, spent the last seven and a half years in Guantanamo. Boumediene claims that he was tortured for 16 days. He says that he was kept awake day and night and forced to walk across sharp stones with his bare feet tied together. He also claims that he was told that if he refused to confess, his handlers would put makeup on and rape him.

Other detainees have recounted similar events, which were part of the special interrogation methods authorized by then-President George W. Bush.

In Sierra Leone, the soldiers and generals who used rape as an instrument of war have been tried and many convicted. In Bosnia, likewise. But in another world, our own former leaders, violent and systemic sex criminals still walk free, not even facing charges.z_torture015

Will we ever convict our very own global rapists, the ones who gave the US the hellish distinction of turning us into the superpower of sex crime? Will we ever see the evidence? Not if Obama gets his way.

Whom are we protecting by not releasing the photos? The victims? Hardly. The perpetrators? Their crimes are archived. (Again: that rape and sodomy were directed form the top; prosecute those at the top.)

Obama is burning what is left of the Constitution by calling for preemptive detention for about 100 detainees. It ain’t because they are `too dangerous.’ It is because their bodies are crime scenes. It is because the torture, including the sexual assault, they experienced is likely to be so horrific that if they were ever to have their day in court it is others whom Obama needs who would be incriminated.

History shows categorically that once the state can lock `them’ up without a fair trial, torture, rape them or sodomize them – well; sooner or later it will be able to do the same to your children or mine; or to you and me.

Obama’s censorship decision is to dampen any anti-war sentiment and public support for an investigation of past crimes. Silence in the face of the censorship means collaborating in the cover-up of torture.

President Obama’s administration may have already released a great deal of information on the torture program. But when it came to revealing the Bush White House’s role in unilaterally authorizing torture, Obama went to unusual lengths to keep the information secret.

Do Gitmo Abuses Still Continue?

They put him in a terribly cold cell with 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius). For the first days he had no running water, and he had to sleep on a pad less than one-centimeter thick visibly stained and smelling of food, vomit and feces. Boumediene was “kept isolated there” for 10 days, until Feb. 10, and was “not permitted to shower, pray or change his clothes. He was force fed using violent methods that were intended to and did injure him, and there was no medical treatment.” Despite the new president’s claims in faraway Washington, such actions were par for the course in Guantanamo.

The US Department of Defense denies all these accusations; it claims that they are unfounded and that procedures at Guantanamo have been reviewed.z_torture_force_feeding000

“We never imagined that detainee abuse would continue after Obama came into office,” says Michael Ratner, the head of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights. Ratner coordinates the legal defense of Guantanamo detainees. Across the ocean, the London-based organization Reprieve, which has defended many Guantanamo prisoners over the years, is now calling for an independent investigative commission to be appointed.

A massive report on torture reveals it’s far less effective than reported. But the CIA refuses to declassify it.

President Obama is preventing you from learning any of this, by keeping the CIA report classified.

Instead of having foreigners interrogated in foreign prisons the Obama administration has taken to questioning suspected terrorists aboard U.S. Navy ships. As the Associated Press explains, this allows Obama to not use the CIA’s secret prisons while also allowing for suspects to be interrogated indefinitely under the laws of war.

Investigating torture is not only our moral duty: it is our legal obligation. When the U.S. Senate ratified the Convention Against Torture in 1994, we committed ourselves as a nation not only to refrain from torture but to prosecute perpetrators when there is evidence of a crime.

As things stand now, the United States has become a safe haven for those who torture.

Sources: CIA, Reprieve, ACLU, Colonel James Steele, AP, van der Kolk, B.A., McFarlane, A.C., & Weisaeth, L. (Eds.) (1996). Traumatic stress: The effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body, and society. New York: Guilford.

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Are your children safe in school?

By Kimberly Hefling

Drugs, gangs, over crowded classes, out-of-date text books, teen pregnancies, bullies, unqualified teachers, teachers molesting students, discrimination, sexism, racism and an education system rife with inequities for blacks and other minority students and those with disabilities.z_school002

“A quarter of high schools with the highest percentage of black and Latino students do not offer Algebra II; a third of these schools do not offer chemistry,” said the Education Department.

It’s not just lack of access to core curriculum subjects.

Christopher Emdin, a professor of science education at Teachers College, Columbia University, said if a school doesn’t offer advanced math and science classes, students are told they are not expected to take those classes.

“There is nothing more severe in contemporary America, particularly as it relates to youth of color, than the soft bigotry of low expectations,” Emdin said. “These inequities in the availability of science and math classes show young people that not much is expected of them.

TEACHERS:

Minority students are more likely to attend schools with a higher concentration of first-year teachers than white students. And while most teachers are certified, nearly half a million students nationally attend schools where nearly two-thirds or fewer of teachers meet all state certification and licensing requirements. Black and Latino students are more likely than white students to attend these schools.z_school003

DISCIPLINE:

Data released Friday from the 2011-2012 school year show the disparities begin among even the youngest of school kids. Black children represent about 18 percent of children in preschool programs in schools, but they make up almost half of the preschoolers who are suspended more than once. Overly zealous discipline and “zero-tolerance” policies send students to court instead of the principal’s office, known as the “schools-to-prisons pipeline.”

SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT:

“Seclusion and restraint” is a term used to describe when students are strapped down or physically restrained in schools. The data show students with disabilities represent about 12 percent of the student population, but about 60 percent of students placed in seclusion or involuntary confinement and three quarters of students restrained at school. While black students make up about one in five of students with disabilities, more than one-third of the students who are restrained at school are black. Overall, the data show that more than 37,000 students were placed in seclusion, and 4,000 students with disabilities were held in place by a mechanical restraint.

PRESCHOOL:

40 percent of school districts do not offer preschool programs.

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(How to) Take your country back (for Dummies)

By Christopher Rice

NSA surveillance, IRS targeting the Tea Party, DEA raiding dispensaries, Domestic drones, Police brutality, etc., etc. obviously the war is against you, by those you elected. According to your government you are the enemy. People say it a lot, but how can you take your country back?

z_flag_america000You have 3 options:

1. Go along with the Program, sit back and watch football or I Love Lucy. While they loot our country, tax our grandkids, bailout criminals, dissolve our borders, dismantle our Constitution, ignore voters demands, etc., etc.

2. You can protest and suffer the wrath of the state. Orz_police-brutality000

3. Now there is a third option. Like in Chicago, you can strike, demand justice and win!! Because the police, the government and corporations are powerless against non compliance.

BOYCOTT: BofA, Wells Fargo, Chase…

Move all banking accounts to Credit Unions. Credit Unions pay you more interest than banks. And charge less on loans and mortgages.

BOYCOTT: CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, NY TIMES, Wall St. Journal…

Boycott the news media that are consistently inaccurate.

BOYCOTT: SHELL, GE, ARCO, TEXACO…

Boycott the energy companies that own the White House.

BOYCOTT: Republican Party, Democratic Party…

Boycott the two party system that sold you and your family out.

How do you get the crooks out of Washington? Take money out of politics.

How do we do that? Stop giving money to candidates and political parties. And stop buying from
stores that lobby Congress.

Only buy from local “Mom and Pop” shops because they lobby you and support your community. No private jets, no lunches with Congress and no shipping your job overseas.z_flag_america001

Only “WE THE PEOPLE” can save our country.

SHUT EM DOWN

1. Shut down those corporations which do not respect the Constitution or our sovereignty.

2. Shut down the two party system and the third party myth which do not respect the Constitution or our sovereignty.

3. Stop funding to all criminal activity in the corporate/political sector.

Small changes in how you spend your money will make a huge difference to the profiteers of misery. This will not happen overnight, but in time, we could affect real change. You can take part in Global Non-Compliance against Corruption, Theft, Fraud, and Murder. We have always had the power to stop these crimes.

If you really want to take America back, stop blaming the federal government; stop blaming the President; the Congress; the police; the teachers; stop blaming the liberals; stop blaming the Republicans; stop blaming your mom; stop blaming your dad. They may be the problem, but they are not the solution. Clean up America, one block, one street, one school at a time. Clean up America, one church, one police station, one family at a time.

That is how we will take America back. Then the government will fear the people again.

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Addresses of Legislators Who Voted in Favor of Gun Control Part 1

By Shanequa Nelson

Politicians, judges and police officers are sworn to uphold and defend the laws of the Constitution, but instead, cities, counties and states all have laws that infringe on our rights to bear arms, judges routinely hand down cruel and unusual punishments and the police show up in riot gear every time we attempt to exercise our rights to free speech.

The state of Connecticut wants to make a list – a list of gun owners.z_protest_gun_laws000

Mike Vanderboegh has created his own list – a list of those state legislators who are insisting  that certain firearms be banned or registered.

Most of the gun owners who own these weapons have refused to register them, with  tens of thousands of residents engaging in acts of quiet civil disobedience.

The state responded by sending out letters, demanding that gun owners across the state turn in all  of their newly-banned, unregistered firearms and magazines or face felony prosecution.

Connecticut gun owners have decided to take the Barack Obama approach: Ignore inconvenient laws. Letters have been sent to “known gun owners” demanding registration, or the surrender of their “assault weapons”. The birth place of the Constitution, it turns out, is still home to armed students of human liberty.

Vanderboegh, who is himself a member of at least one list (the SPLC has profiled him on their “Hatewatch”  blog, which is really kind of a badge of honor in certain circles), has  responded to this by compiling a list of his own: it is a list of all of the  legislators in the state of Connecticut who voted in favor of the recently  passed gun registrations laws in the state.

Here is the post, A Sipsey Street Public Service Announcement: The  Connecticut Tyrants List:

The state of Connecticut is making lists of firearm owners to raid. It seems  obvious to me that it is thus only fair to list those anti-constitutional  tyrants who will have blood on their hands the moment the first Connecticut  citizen is shot by the CT state police while carrying out their orders. I will  be sending these folks my own email later today.

CT State Senators voting Yes on “An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety, also known as Public Law 13-3 or Connecticut Senate Bill  No. 1160,” 3 April 2013. List includes home addresses. Photos and home phone numbers of these tyrants are available here: http://www.cbia.com

John W. Fonfara, 99 Montowese St., Hartford 06114-2841

Eric D. Coleman, 77 Wintonbury Ave., Bloomfield 06002-2529

Andrea Stillman, 5 Coolidge Ct., Waterford 06385-3309

Gary LeBeau, 501 Canyon Ridge Dr., Broad Brook 06016-5602

Kevin Kelly, 240 York St., Stratford 06615-7952

Steve Cassano, 1109 Middle Tpke, E Manchester 06040-3703

Anthony J. Musto, 15 Maymont Ln., Trumbull 06611-2111

Beth Bye, 99 Outlook Ave., West Hartford 06119-1432

Andres Ayala, PO Box 55106, Bridgeport 06610-5106

Terry B. Gerratana, 674 Lincoln St., New Britain 06052-1833

Michael A. McLachlan, 47 W Wooster St., Danbury 06810-7731

Bob Duff, 50 Toilsome Ave., Norwalk 06851-2425

Toni Boucher, 5 Wicks End Ln, Wilton 06897-2633

Paul Doyle, 38 Thornbush Rd., Wethersfield 06109-3554

Carlo Leone, 88 Houston Ter., Stamford 06902-4449

Toni N. Harp (no longer in the Legislature, she is now the Mayor of New  Haven, CT).

John McKinney, 986 S Pine Creek Rd., Fairfield 06824-6348

Martin M. Looney, 132 Fort Hale Rd., New Haven 06512-3630

Donald E. Williams, Jr., 41 Malbone Ln., Brooklyn 06234-1563

Edward Meyer, 407 Mulberry Point Rd., Guilford 06437-3204

Dante Bartolomeo, 167 Reynolds Dr., Meriden 06450-2568

Gayle Slossburg, 14 Honeysuckle Ln., Milford 06461-1671

Joan V. Hartley, 206 Columbia Blvd., Waterbury 06710-1401

Leonard Fasano, 7 Sycamore Ln., North Haven 06473-1283

Joseph J. Crisco, Jr., 1205 Racebrook Rd., Woodbridge 06525-1822

L. Scott Frantz, 123 Meadow Rd., Riverside 06878-2521

CT House members voting Yes on “An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety, also known as Public Law 13-3 or Connecticut Senate Bill No. 1160,” 3 April 2013. Photos and home phone numbers of these tyrants are available here: http://www.cbia.com

Catherine Abercrombie, 64 Parker Ave., Meriden 06450-5945

Ernest Hewett, 29 Colman St., New London 06320-3558

Peter Tercyak, 150 Belridge Rd., New Britain 06053-1008

Brenda Kupchick, 85 Liberty St., Madison 06443-3258

William Tong, 99 Chestnut Hill Rd., Stamford 06903-4030

Gary Holder-Winfield, 480 Winchester Ave., New Haven 06511-1920

James Albis, 369 Coe Ave., Apt 14, East Haven

David Alexander, 277 Pearl St., Enfield 06082-4368

Bryan Hurlburt (Stepped down to take a position with the USDA’s Farm Service  Agency.)

Diana Urban, 146 Babcock Rd., North Stonington 06359-1334

Gail Lavielle, 109 Hickory Hill Rd., Wilton 06897-1135

Claire Janowski, 263 Hany Ln., Vernon 06066-2740

Edwin Vargas, 141 Douglas St., Hartford 06114-2422

Angel Arce, 248 Franklin Ave., Hartford 06114-1841

Susan Johnson, 120 Bolivia St., Willimantic 06226-2818

Joe Verrengia, 160 Colonial St., West Hartford 06110-1814

David Arconti, Jr., 141 Great Plain Rd., Danbury 06811-3844

Tom Vicino, 92 Carter Hill Rd., Clinton 06413-1230

Joe Aresimowicz, 248 Lower Ln., Berlin 06037-2231

David Kiner, 5 Cranberry Hollow, Enfield 06082-2200

Toni Walker, 1643 Ella T Grasso Blvd., New Haven 06511-2801

Patricia Widlitz, 12 Island Bay Cir., Guilford 06437-3058

Timothy Larson, 33 Gorman Pl., East Hartford 06108-1450

Christina Ayala, 506 Brooks St., Bridgeport 06608-1303

Terry Backer, 125 Jefferson St., Stratford 06615-7810

Roland Lemar, 6 Eld St., New Haven 06511-3816

Roberta Willis, PO Box 1733, 30 Upland Meadow Rd., Lakeville 06039-1733

Tom O’Dea, 37 Holly Rd., New Canaan 06840-6406

David Baram, 5 Warbler Cir., Bloomfield 06002-2233

Matthew Lesser, 1160 S Main S.,t Apt 110, Middletown 06457-5034

Christopher Wright, 35 Ruth St., Apt 49, Bristol 06010-3218

Arthur O’Neill, 617 Bucks Hill Rd., Southbury 06488-1952

Brian Becker, 14 Candlewood Dr., West Hartford 06117-1009

Rick Lopes, 208 S Mountain Dr., New Britain 06052-1514

Elissa Wright, 51 Pearl St., Groton 06340-5732

Elizabeth “Betty” Boukus, Legislative Office Bldg., Rm 4017, Hartford  06106

Geoff Luxenburg, 45 Chatham Dr., Manchester 06042-8522

James Maroney, 22 Saranac Rd Milford 06461-9401

Larry Butler, 70 Blackman Rd., Waterbury 06704-1203

Juan Candelaria, 28 Arch St., New Haven 06519-1511

Brandon McGee, 43 Warren St., Hartford 06120-2117

Robert Megna, 40 Foxon Hill Rd., Unit 54, New Haven 06513-1166

Charles “Don” Clemons, 130 Read St., Bridgeport 06607-2021

Michelle Cook, 499 Charles St., Torrington 06790-3420

Patricia Miller, 95 Liberty St., Apt A4, Stamford 06902-4732

John Shaban, 29 Ledgewood Rd., Redding 06896-2916

Bill Aman, 878 Strong Rd., South Windsor 06074-2006

Philip Miller, 24 Bushy Hill Rd., Ivoryton 06442-1108

Victor Cuevas, 17 Keefe St., Waterbur,y 06706-1616

Mike D’Agostino, 575 Ridge Rd., Hamden 06517-2519

Russ Morin, 495 Brimfield Rd., Wethersfield 06109-3209

Richard Smith, 25 Jeremy Dr., New Fairfield 06812-2109

Prasad Srinivasan, 268 Grandview Dr., Glastonbury 06033-3946

Bruce Morris, 315 Ely Ave., Norwalk 06854-4619

Stephen Dargan, 215 Beach St., West Haven 06516-6133

Paul Davis, 335 Smith Farm Rd., Orange 06477-3127

Ted Moukawsher, 48 W Elderkin Ave., Groton 06340-4933

Mitch Bolinsky, 3 Wiley Ln., Newtown 06470-1812

Stephen Walko, 7 Charter Oak Ln., Greenwich 06830-6911

Mike Demicco, 6 Deborah Ln., Farmington 06032-3031

Mary Mushinsky, 188 S Cherry St., Wallingford 06492-4016

Patricia Dillon, 68 W Rock Ave., New Haven 06515-2221

Sandy Nafis, 49 Whitewood Rd., Newington 06111-2133

Larry Cafero, Jr., 6 Weed Ave., Norwalk 06850-2224

Terrie Wood, 50 Saint Nicholas Rd., Darien 06820-2823

Joe Diminico, 26 Finley St., Manchester 06040-5616

David Yaccarino, 1804 Hartford Tpke., North Haven 06473-1248

Elaine O’Brien, 1321 Hill St., Suffield 06078-1024

Kim Fawcett, 234 Collingwood Ave., Fairfield 06825-1877

Chris Perone, 8 E. Rocks Rd., Norwalk 06851-2919

Christie Carpino, 29 Sovereign Rd., Cromwell 06416-1136

Lonnie Reed, 60 Maple St., Apt. 44, Branford 06405-3562

Andy Fleischmann, 25 Sherwood Rd., West Hartford 06117-2739

Mae Flexer, 452 Main St., Danielson 06239-2104

Emmett Riley, 150 Yantic St., Unit 160, Norwich 06360-4248

Daniel Fox, 14 Carter Dr., Stamford 06902-7013

Matt Ritter, 169 N Beacon St., Hartford 06105-2246

J. Brendan Sharkey, 600 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden 06518-1606

Jason Rojas, 128 Langford Ln., East Hartford 06118-2369

Gerald Fox, III, 66 Fairview Ave., Stamford 06902-8129

Mary Fritz, 43 Grove St., Yalesville 06492-1606

Livvy Floren, 210 Round Hill Rd., Greenwich 06831-3357

Henry Genga, 5 Elaine Dr., East Hartford 06118-3515

John Frey, 2 Copps Hill Rd., Ridgefield 06877-4013

Linda Gentile, 158 Hodge Ave., Ansonia 06401-3236

Robert Sanchez, 269 Washington St., New Britain 06051-1024

Minnie Gonzalez, 97 Amity St., Hartford 06106-1001

Ezequiel Santiago, 991 State St., Bridgeport 06605-1504

Jeffrey Berger, 134 Gaylord Dr., Waterbury 06708-2181

Auden Grogins, 155 Brewster St., Apt 5L, Bridgeport 06605-3111

Hilda Santiago, 86 South Ave., Fl 3, Meriden 06451-7624

DebraLee Hovey, 296 Fan Hill Rd., Monroe 06468-1329

Bob Godfrey, 13 Stillman Ave., Danbury 06810-8007

Antonio Guerrera, 194 Catherine Dr., Rocky Hill 06067-1096

Brian Sear, 11 N Canterbury Rd., Canterbury 06331-1209

Elizabeth Ritter, 24 Old Mill Rd., Quaker Hill 06375-1319

Tony Hwang, PO Box 762, Fairfield 06824-0762

Joseph Serra, PO Box 233, Middletown 06457-0233

Gregg Haddad, 28 Storrs Heights Rd., Storrs Mansfield 06268-2322

John Hampton, 33 West Mountain, Simsbury 06092

Charlie Stallworth, 35 Wickliffe Cir., Bridgeport 06606-1929

Themis Klarides, 23 East Ct., Derby 06418-2640

Noreen Kokoruda, 85 Liberty St., Madison 06443-3258

Jonathan Steinberg, 1 Bushy Ridge Rd., Westport 06880-2104

Jack Hennessy, 556 Savoy St., Bridgeport 06606-4125

The welfare of the people has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience.

Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Supreme Court won’t hear three Second Amendment gun cases

By Scott Bomboy

The United States Supreme Court decided on Monday morning to not hear three Second Amendment cases that sought to clarify the rights of people to carry handguns for self-defense purposes outside their homes.

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Without comment, the Justices denied petitions for certiorari for NRA v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms ,  NRA v. McCraw and Lane v. Holder.  All three cases were considered in private conference on Friday.

However, there is a fourth case also heading toward a private conference, at some point, that addresses many of the same issues in the three cases denied by the Court on Monday. The case of Drake v. Jerejian is about gun control laws in New Jersey and a petition has been filed with the Court.

In NRA v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms  and NRA v. McCraw, the National Rifle Association wanted the Court to address the Second Amendment right to bear arms in public,  including the rights of some people under the age of 21.

Lane v. Holder focused on the constitutionality of laws regulating the sale of firearms.

Since the Supreme Court issued its ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago in 2010, it hasn’t accepted new cases about the rights of gun owners. The McDonald case extended the decision in the 2008 Heller decisions to the states.

In District of Columbia v. Heller, the Court held that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense and it struck down a District of Columbia law that banned the possession of handguns in the home.

The Court’s acceptance of any gun case would be significant, and any such case wouldn’t be heard until its next term starts in October 2014, at the earliest.

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Boycott Fullerton: Justice for Kelly Thomas

By Christopher Rice

  • 1) The Kangaroo Court Prosecution of Officers Jay Cicinelli and Manny Ramos, involved in the gruesome beating, torture, and murder of Kelly Thomas was no more than a sham.
  • 2) DA Tony Rackauckas and Superior Court Judge William R. Froeberg should resign immediately.
  • 3) Dan Hughes, Chief of Police in Fullerton, California should resign immediately.
  • 4) Mayor Doug Chaffee, and the Fullerton City Council should step down.

Under our Constitution, the condition of being homeless or mentally-ill does not justify a kangaroo court.z_police_brutality_kelly_thomas000

“[W]here police take matters in their own hands, seize victims, beat and pound them until they confess, there cannot be the slightest doubt that the police have deprived the victim of a right under the Constitution.” Justice William O. Douglas wrote in (Williams v. United States, 341 U.S. 97, 71 S. Ct. 576, 95 L. Ed. 774 [1951]).

Superior Court Judge William R. Froeberg runs a court of law in which the violations of procedure, precedents, and due process are so gross that fundamental justice is denied. It means that the judge is incompetent or obviously biased.

We now officially launch “Operation Fullerton”, you can expect two things. 1.) WE NEVER FORGET/FORGIVE and 2.) WE ARE COMING.

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Civil Disobedience actions going on now you can join 2014

By Christopher Rice and Shanequa Nelson

Politicians are raising tuition fees on students and want to raise taxes on everyone. California is facing a projected budget shortfall of over 2 billion dollars. Governor Jerry Brown (D-Ca) has proposed raising sales tax due to prison overcrowding.z_flag_marine

Raising your taxes will NOT solve this problem. If GE, B of A, Wells Fargo and other corporations and banks paid their FAIR SHARE, there would be no federal, state or county deficits/shortfalls. Instead, the government would have a surplus like they used to.

Fact: Corporations move our jobs overseas to take advantage of slave labor wages, lax environmental laws and no taxes. Yes, no taxes! “Free trade” allows giant multinational corporations to pay zero taxes overseas and zero taxes in America. In 2010, corporate giant GE made a profit of $14.2 billion but it paid not a penny in taxes because the bulk of those profits, some $9 billion, were offshore. In fact, GE got a $3.2 billion tax benefit.

Fact: These tax-breaks have occurred under Democrat and Republican administrations! Both are corrupt!

Roads, dams, schools, hospitals, prisons, jails, etc. would not be in disrepair or overcrowded. The government would have the money they need and would not be looking for ways to raise taxes, cut social security, cut social programs or raise tuition fees. We already pay more taxes than corporations, now they want us to pay more for less. Corporations spend millions of dollars buying off our politicians. Politicians are paid over $100,000.00 a year. That’s over three times the starting salary of police officers or schoolteachers. When politicians overspend the people’s money, they should be required by law to take a pay cut. This would guarantee a balanced budget. Voting has only served to ensure the continuation of one corrupt party or the other. Occupying parks is NOT an effective protest. z_not

Here’s a list of national protest going on now you can join:

1. Blu-flu/sick in: Deputies, prison guards and sheriffs are holding random “blu-flu”; call in sick protests across the country. Participating officers have pledged to uphold their Constitutional oaths and disobey unconstitutional orders; and will not pepper spray peaceful demonstrators.

2. Students at middle schools, high schools and colleges are organizing “WALK OUTS” across the country.

3. Occupy Wall Street has began to occupy City Halls, Court Houses and Police stations.

4. Union members are refusing to pay more and accept less.

5. Inmates have begun to refuse to be trustees and work for their own incarceration. Stop overcrowding – SHUT IT DOWN! America currently locks up more of its own citizens than any other country on the planet. This is unacceptable and will no longer be tolerated. Protest will continue until all POLITICAL PRISONERS are released.

6. Work stoppages and work slow-downs are taking place across the country.

7. Fast food workers and Walmart employees are organizing for a nation wide walk out day.

8. Protest against Police brutality: look for local protest coming to your police station soon.

9. May 16, 2014 Tea Party March on Washington, DC, to remove the President, Congress and Supreme Court.

10. Send this URL to all your friends, post it to forums, put it on your personal pages, http://generalstrikeusa.wordpress.com/ There will be ZERO mainstream media discussion of these strikes, so we must BE OUR OWN MEDIA and promote it. Link to this site from sites and blogs. Mention it with links in your comments on blogs. PROMOTE IT. z_americanfist1

SHUT IT DOWN! They won’t listen any other way.

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30 Kinds of (approved) TORTURE currently being used by the C.I.A.

Bush administration’s program of kidnapping “suspects,” a covert operation also known as “rendition,” continues under the Obama administration according to Reprieve Founding Director, Attorney Clive Stafford Smith.

The following is a partial list of C.I.A. forms of torture:

1. Sexual abuse and sexual torture. “CIA agent took my penis in his hand and began to make cuts. He did it once, and they stood still for maybe a minute, watching my reaction. I was in agony. They must have done this 20 to 30 times, in maybe two hours. There was blood all over.” detainee Binyam Mohamed

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2. Confinement in boxes, cages, coffins, etc, or burial (often with an opening or air-tube for oxygen).                  

3. Restraint; with ropes, chains, cuffs, etc. “We use electricity or hang them upside down, pull out their nails, and beat them on sensitive parts.” said Colonel James Steele             

4. Near-drowning. (waterboarding)          

5. Extremes of heat and cold, including submersion in ice water, and burning chemicals.                  
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6. Skinning (only top layers of the skin are removed in victims intended to survive).   

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7. Spinning.                  

8. Blinding light.                  

9. Electric shock.                  

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10. Forced ingestion of offensive body fluids and matter, such as blood, urine, feces, flesh, etc.      

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11. Hung in painful positions or upside down.                  

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12. Hunger and thirst.                  

13. Sleep deprivation.                  

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15. Sensory deprivation.                   

16. Drugs to create illusion, confusion, and amnesia, often given by injection or intravenously.                  

17. Ingestion or intravenous toxic chemicals to create pain or illness, including chemotherapy agents.                  

18. Limbs pulled or dislocated.                   z_torture020
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19. Application of dogs, ants, snakes, spiders, maggots, rats, and other animals to induce fear and disgust.                   z_torture_iraq000

20. Near-death experiences; commonly asphyxiation by choking or drowning, with immediate resuscitation.                  

22. Forced to perform or witness abuse, torture of family.                  
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23. Forced to wear women’s clothes, forced participation in pornography.        z_torture011          
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24. Raped.                                    
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25. Spiritual abuse to cause victim to feel possessed, harassed, and controlled internally by spirits or demons.                  

26. Desecration of Muslim/religious beliefs.                   z_torture_iraq003

27. Abuse and illusion to convince victims that God is evil.                   

28. Surgery to torture, experiment, or implant RFID devices.                  40

29. Harm or threats of harm to family, friends, loved ones, pets, and other victims, to force compliance.                  
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30. Psyops: Kept awake for four days by loud music. http://generalstrikeusa.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/psyops-kept-awake-for-four-days-by-loud-music/

Bush Administration memos released by the White House provide new insight into claims that American agents used insects to torture young children.

In the memos, the Bush Administration White House Office of Legal Counsel offered its endorsement of CIA torture methods that involved placing an insect in a cramped, confined box with detainees. Jay S. Bybee, then-director of the OLC, wrote that insects could be used to capitalize on detainees’ fears.

The memo was dated Aug. 1, 2002. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s children were captured and held in Pakistan the following month, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.

Ali Khan, the father of detainee Majid Khan, “The Pakistani guards told my son that the boys were kept in a separate area upstairs and were denied food and water by other guards,” the statement read. “They were also mentally tortured by having ants or other creatures put on their legs to scare them and get them to say where their father was hiding.” (A pdf transcript is available here)

Khan’s statement is second-hand. But the picture he paints of his son’s interrogation at the hands of American interrogators is strikingly similar to the accounts given by numerous other detainees to the International Red Cross. The timing of the capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s son — then aged seven and nine — also meshes with a report by Human Rights Watch, which says that the children were captured in September 2002 and held for four months at the hands of American guards.

“What I can tell you is that Majid was kidnapped from my son Mohammed’s [not related Khalid Sheikh Mohammed] house in Karachi, along with Mohammed, his wife, and my infant granddaughter,” Khan said in his military tribunal statement. “They were captured by Pakistani police and soldiers and taken to a detention center fifteen minutes from Mohammed’s house. The center had walls that seemed to be eighty feet high. My sons were hooded, handcuffed, and interrogated. After eight days of interrogation by US and Pakistani agents, including FBI agents, Mohammed was allowed to see Majid.

“Majhid looked terrible and very, very tired,” Khan continued. “According to Mohammed, Majid said that the Americans tortured him for eight hours at a time, tying him tightly in stressful positions in a small chair until his hands, feet and mind went numb. They re-tied him in the chair every hour, tightening the bonds on his hands and feet each time so that it was more painful. He was often hooded and had difficulty breathing. They also beat him repeatedly, slapping him in the face, and deprived him of sleep. When he was not being interrogated, the Americans put Majid in a small cell that was totally dark and too small for him to lie down in or sit in with his legs stretched out. He had to crouch. The room was also infested with mosquitoes. The torture only stopped when Majid agreed to sign a statement that he was not even allowed to read.”

“The Americans also once stripped and beat two Arab boys, ages fourteen and sixteen, who were turned over by the Pakistani guards at the detention center,” he said. “These guards told my son that they were very upset at this and said the boys were thrown like garbage onto a plane to Guantanamo. Women prisoners were also held there, apart from their husbands, and some were pregnant and forced to give birth in their cells. According to Mohammed, one woman also died in her cell because the guards could not get her to a hospital quickly enough. This was most upsetting to the Pakistani guards.”

“When KSM was being held at a secret CIA facility in Thailand, apparently the revamped Vietnam War-era base at Udorn, according to Suskind, a message was passed to interrogators: ‘do whatever’s necessary,’” Kevin Fenton writes at History Commons. “The interrogators then told KSM ‘his children would be hurt if he didn’t cooperate. However, his response was, ’so, fine, they’ll join Allah in a better place.’”

Bush administration’s program of kidnapping “suspects,” a covert operation also known as “rendition,” continues under the Obama administration according to Reprieve Founding Director, Attorney Clive Stafford Smith.

Most people kidnapped and tortured are people of color, innocent of terrorism. They are used for non-consensual human experimentation according to recent reports. (See AFP, Doctors had central role in CIA abuse: rights group, Spet. 1, 2009 and CIA doctors face human experimentation claims, Sept. 3, 2009)

Human experimentation without consent has been prohibited in any setting since 1947, when the Nuremberg Code resultant of Nazi doctor prosecution.

“Every day, the U.S. picks up 40 – 60 people considered ‘suspects’ from around the world and imprisons them,” stated Smith.

Non-consensual human experimentation conducted on Middle Eastern detainees has consisted of applying torture including “physical threats, mock executions, choking to the point where detainees lost consciousness and even using a stiff brush to scrub a detainees skin raw” while health officials and psychologists monitored reactions. (AFP)

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The U.S.-based group, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) medical advisor Scott Allen states on the PHR website that “medical doctors and psychologists colluded with the CIA to keep observational records about waterboarding, which approaches unethical and unlawful human experimentation.” (Press release: PHR Analysis: CIA Health Professionals’ Role in Torture Worse Than Previously Known, August 31, 2009)

In 2013, Smith estimated that 60,000 people went through the American “system.” This system is now internationally known to be a U.S. sponsored kidnap-torture-experiment program.

Shortly after coming into office President Obama ordered the closing of the CIA’s “black” detention sites. At these secret sites the CIA aggressively interrogated people while also denying them access to legal representation. However, despite ordering the closing of these sites, what the Obama administration has been doing instead since 2011 leaves much to be desired.

Instead of having foreigners interrogated in foreign prisons the Obama administration has taken to questioning suspected terrorists aboard U.S. Navy ships. As the Associated Press explains, this allows Obama to not use the CIA’s secret prisons while also allowing for suspects to be interrogated indefinitely under the laws of war. (It is worth remembering that in 2009 the Obama administration said that it would continue the Bush policy of sending terrorist suspects abroad to be interrogated, but with more oversight).

The most recent example of this tactic was reported, when U.S. Delta Force and Libyan authorities captured Abu Anas al-Libi, who is accused of masterminding the attacks on American embassies in Africa in 1998. Al-Libi is currently being interrogated aboard the USS San Antonio. The Associated Press reports that al-Libi has not been read his Miranda rights.

Questioning suspected terrorists aboard U.S. warships in international waters is President Barack Obama’s answer to the Bush administration detention policies that candidate Obama promised to end.

Clive Stafford Smith dedicated humanitarian spent 25 years working on behalf of defendants facing U.S. death penalty. As Reprieve Director, Smith oversees Reprieve’s Casework Programme plus the direct representation of prisoners in Guantánamo Bay and on death row as a Louisiana licensed attorney-at-law.

Sources: CIA, Reprieve, ACLU, Colonel James Steele, AP, van der Kolk, B.A., McFarlane, A.C., & Weisaeth, L. (Eds.) (1996). Traumatic stress: The effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body, and society. New York: Guilford.

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President Obama is blocking the release of even more TORTURE pics- Torture by U.S. continues under Obama

By Christopher Rice and Diane Gordon

I want to take a moment and thank those who have died, those who gave their lives protecting what most of us take for granted, freedom is not free. Our country is under attack. Corruption has entered every institution banks, government, media, etc.

This is not about conspiracies. This is not a revolution. This is about how, “We the People”, can take our country back. From a corrupt two party system.

This is not a right wing attack against Obama. This is not a left wing attack against Bush. This is not about Clinton, Bush or Obama. This is not about torture or waterboarding, bailouts or corporate media alone, but rather about a government that has become a criminal enterprise unable to obey it’s own laws.

I do not profit from any of this. I am not running for any political office, nor do I endorse any candidates or political parties.

President Obama says America does not torture. THIS IS A LIE. Former V.P. Dick Cheney said Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EITs) were only used on 3 high level terrorist. THIS IS A LIE.

We were told that the worst EITs was waterboarding. And we were told that these EITs saved lives maybe even your life. These are all lies designed to protect the guilty. President Obama is guilty of obstructing justice.

President Obama is covering up for the guilty in his own party. Felonies have been committed in our name by our criminal government.

It does us no good to write to our Representatives in Washington. They don’t read the Bills they sign and they won’t read the letters we write.

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. declared that he would prosecute more interrogators to shield the higher ups. This is unacceptable.

We were told that the prisoner abuse in Iraq was an aberration, not systematic. THIS IS A LIE.

Obama has said these incidents have all been investigated. The guilty were brought to justice. But that too is a LIE designed to protect the guilty.

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL

It is true that many investigations have already taken place. Some Army personnel and officers were punished. Some sent to jail. But we’ve since learned things were much, much worse. And we now know this wasn’t some rogue operation.

We now know that these acts were ordered from the highest levels. There are now prison abuse pictures from Afghanistan and Gitmo. Torture was ordered by former President George W. Bush. We now know that Cheney involved the Justice Dept. to legalize their crimes.

We have known that Justice wrote legal justifications for illegal acts. We now know of at least 34 who died while being tortured. And they even authorized the torture of children.

What does this have to do with you??

First, Obama has not given up the right to use EITs. Second, every nation to develop a secret torture apparatus, eventually uses it on their own people. Third, (DHS) Dept. of Homeland Security has already labeled many activists as terrorist. including Tea Party organizers, and anti-war demonstrators.

Fourth, the founding fathers wrote that no President should ever have this much power. As things stand now Pres. Obama and every President thereafter has the authority to deem anyone whether they are a U.S. citizen or not a terrorist and to kidnap, detain without charges deny bail, trial, legal reps and torture anyone.

And lastly, TORTURE continues: Obama Administration Uses Navy Ships, Not Secret Prisons, For Interrogations
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We now know that thousands of innocent people were mistakenly tortured including at least one Canadian and one German citizen. Do not believe the lies. Do not be confused. Do not blame our troops. It was our brave soldiers who risked everything to expose this. We know at least two who gave their lives trying to get this out.
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THERE IS A WAY OUT

Neither the left nor the right has been able to get our government to listen. Why do you think “THEY” call it…divide and conquer. So I ask you to come together. Not as Republicans. Not as Democrats. Not even as Independents. But as Americans.

WE STAND AS ONE

United with one goal: TAKE AMERICA BACK. From a Federal government that has gone totally insane. Because liberty is worth fighting for.

Because “they” are screwing us whether we are Republicans or Democrats. Because “they” are destroying our country, our Constitution and everything our fathers fought and died for.

NOT ON MY WATCH

Not only do we have a moral obligation but according to the Constitution and Bill of Rights, we have the legal authority to remove our government.

WE HAVE 2 OPTIONS:

We can let President Obama sweep this under the White House rug. But that won’t change that the Federal government now has powers outside the Constitution. It won’t change that Lynndie England and 7 others are in the brig for crimes ordered and sanctioned by our politicians and it won’t change that 90% of detainees were innocent.

We can not allow injustice to be the law of the land because it will send a message that it’s okay to break the law. Or we can send a clear message that no one is above the law. And there are consequences to every action.

The whole world is spinning out of control. We have been given the chance to set things right again. The government is taking more and more power to itself. They will offer you investigations and commissions to try to confuse you, hijack your responsibility, and regain control. Politicians should be held accountable for their crimes.z_torture035

TRUTH to POWER

“It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error.” in American Communication Association v. Douds, 339 U.S.  382, 442

“Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation [of power] first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.” Thomas Jefferson (1821)

“If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” James Madison

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“A President is impeachable if he attempts to subvert the Constitution”. James Madison

“If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” Samuel Adams (1780)

“It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from the government.” Thomas Paine

“No nation could preserve its freedom  in the midst of continual warfare.” James Madison (1795)

“Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.” Thomas Jefferson

“An elective despotism is not the government we fought for.” Thomas Jefferson (1784)

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” Thomas Jefferson (1782) z_torture023

“Should any American soldier be so base and infamous as to injure any [prisoner] I do most earnestly enjoin you to bring him to such severe and exemplary punishment as the enormity of the crime may require. Should it extend to death itself, it will not be disproportional to its guilt at such a time and in such a cause, for by such conduct they bring shame, disgrace and ruin to themselves and their country.” George Washington (1775)

“Treat them with humanity, and let them have no reason to complain of our copying the brutal example of the British Army in their treatment of our unfortunate brethren who have fallen into their hands. George Washington

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In all respects, he wrote the prisoners were to be treated no worse than American soldiers; and in some respects, better. Through this approach, Washington sought to shame his British adversaries, and to demonstrate the moral superiority of the American cause.” In the worst of times when foreign troops literally occupied American soil, torturing and murdering American patriots and few believed that the cause of the revolution could ultimately win against the might of the British Empire, the first Commander in Chief of the U.S.A. set the precedent that this society is to lead even our enemies by “benignant sympathy of [our] example.”

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And it worked.

Many of the British Empire’s German mercenaries in fact joined the revolutionaries in their fight against the English and stayed here in America to be free when the war was won.

This was our legacy. It will take “We the People” to reclaim it.

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THE WHOLE SYSTEM IS CORRUPT!!

Politically, America suffers from a thoroughgoing default of the government on its responsibility to maintain a sound and honest monetary and banking order. President Obama has pledged to spend as much as it takes to rescue the economy. Emergency gathering of the G-20 nations in response to the financial meltdown pledged $1.1 trillion to the IMF House approves $3.6 trillion budget blueprint. Lawmakers have enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus measure, cleared the way for release of $350 billion in financial industry bailout funds, The White House issued a statement hailing the House vote as “another step toward rebuilding our struggling economy.”

But before all of that the Treasury Dept. pushed through a $700 billion bailout. And before that $85 billion Federal Reserve rescue of AIG. And before that was Fannie and Freddie. A $1.8 Trillion Bailout under G. W. Bush alone.

WHERE’S THE MONEY GOING???

Why are politicians so eager to spend our money? President Obama has pledged to spend as much as it takes to rescue the economy.

After trillions in bailouts, they pay us back with millions of layoffs. The question on everyone’s mind is: How did we get here? After the 1929 crash Congress enacted the Glass-Steagall Act which told bankers to stick to banking and stay out of gambling. In 1999, that all changed. Under Bill Clinton’s new rules not only are banks allowed to gamble again but are using our deposits to gamble with.

When asked if Obama would reinstate Glass-Steagall Obama’s reply: “Well, no.”

With trillions in losses, people losing their homes, their jobs, why hasn’t anyone been held accountable?

WHERE’S THE JUSTICE???

Arrest the crooks who did this. Starting with Sandy Weill of Travelers. Weill proposed the most audacious financial merger in American history: he would merge one of the largest insurance companies (Travelers), one of the largest investment banks (Salomon Smith Barney), and the largest commercial banks (Citibank) in America. The problem was the merger was illegal in terms of Glass-Steagall. And they pulled it off with the blessings of the president of the United States, the chairman of the Federal Reserve system, Alan Greenspan; and the secretary of the treasury, Robert Rubin.

And then, when its all over, what happens? The secretary of the treasury becomes the vice chair of the emerging Citigroup. Why won’t President Obama reinstate Glass-Steagall?

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Three of Obama’s top six contributors include Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and guess who, Citigroup. The foxes have taken over the chicken coop. And it won’t be long before they steal every dime in the country. Congress, unions and corporations have collaborated against “We the People”.

It has fallen to us, it is now our duty, your duty, my duty. To defend the country and Constitution from both enemies, foreign and domestic. Hold the guilty accountable. Arrest the criminals and hold new elections.

Hold the guilty accountable but, wait a second. The politicians and bankers want to blame us. So, we can take the blame and pick up the tab. Or, ‘WE the PEOPLE’ can arrest the guilty, starting with Alan Greenspan: chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Senator Phil Gramm: former U.S. senator. Bill Clinton: former U.S. president. Dick Fuld: former Lehman Brothers CEO. Christopher Dodd: chairman of the Senate banking committee. Angelo Mozilo: Countrywide Financial. Stan ONeal: former CEO of  Merrill Lynch. Joseph Cassano: ran the credit default swaps team at AIG.

Cassano was the president of AIG’s financial services division, which was heavily involved in the trafficking of credit-default swaps. Cassano earned more than many of AIG’s chief executives $280 million in cash and $34 million in bonuses. That’s quite a load of cash, considering that division lost $11 billion.

Lewis Ranieri: the godfather of mortgage finance. Sir Fred Goodwin: former RBS chief executive. Adam Applegarth: former Northern Rock CFO. Jimmy Cayne: former Bear Stearns CEO. Chuck Prince: former Citigroup CEO. Kathleen Corbet: former CEO of Standard & Poors. Abby Cohen: Goldman Sachs chief U.S. strategist. Mervyn King: governor of the Bank of England. Hank Greenberg: former head of AIG insurance group. Christopher Cox, former Chairman of the S.E.C. James Crosby: former HBOS CFO. George W. Bush: former U.S. president. United States Treasury Secretary and IMF board of govenors Henry Paulson. Also responsible: Gordon Brown: British prime minister. Wen Jiabao current Premier State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

This is not a revolution. Patriots must be clear and precise in vision and action, lawlessness can not be accepted by anyone claiming to stand for liberty. Justice restores liberty and truth from the grasp of tyranny, and in future generations, it reminds those who are elected that they serve and represent the people. Those who make justice impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.

The media was suppose to be our watchdog, but under Clinton they were allowed to consolidate and become the governments lapdog.

Media are essential. We depend upon the news and information we get from the media. Our media system was not created by the free market. It’s the direct result of policies made by Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington.

The laws and regulations do not benefit the public. They only benefit big companies that can afford high-priced lobbyists. For decades, communications policies have been made behind closed doors, in the public’s name. Without our informed consent. That’s unacceptable.

Who owns the airwaves?

Believe it or not, you do! Airwaves are used for many different purposes. Radio, TV, satellite broadcasters, cell phones, even your TV remote control. They ultimately belong to you…the American public. In the same way that your sidewalk or your local park belongs to you. Some businesses, like cell phone companies, pay the government to use the airwaves. Radio and TV broadcasters, though, use these airwaves free of charge. In return for this generous government handout, broadcasters are required by law to serve the public interest.

Bill Clinton signed the disastrous Telecom Act of 1996 creating today’s oligopoly. Now 6 giant corporations sell us all our movies, TV, radio, magazines, books, music and web services.

Since 2009, the phone and cable industries that control Internet access have been spending tens of millions of dollars and hired more than 400 Washington lobbyists to turn the open Internet we’ve always had into a closed, private toll road. They want to be gatekeepers, deciding which Web sites and services you can use depending on which companies have paid them the most.

Endless war = Endless profits

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” Samuel Adams

FOLLOW THE MONEY

151 Congressmen derive financial profit from war. Congressmen gave themselves a loophole so they only have to report their assets in broad ranges. Republican and Democratic lawmakers invested $161.3 million in companies under contract with the DoD In 2006 Democrats had at least $3.7 million invested in the defense sector alone. Investments in these contractors yielded Congress members $62 million annually.

They also profit from tax cuts, and the bailouts. Who profits from war? Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) $5,015,001

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) $500,000 Rep. Kenny Ewell Marchant (R-Tex.) $162,074

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) $300,000 Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.) $100,000

Sen. Joe Lieberman (IConn.) had $51,000 invested in these companies.

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), who voted for Bush’s war, had stock in defense. Companies, such as Honeywell, Boeing and Raytheon, but sold the stock in May ’07

Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) $227,000 Rep. Stephen Ira Cohen (D-Tenn.) $150,000

President Barack Obama says he will: leave 80,000 troops, and thousands of private contractors in Afghanistan, deploy nuclear carriers with enough firepower to annihilate any country, in the Mideast; keep the government spying on citizens; keep in place the secret rendition program Bush used to torture detainees; refuse to investigate & prosecute the war and torture crimes of the Bush regime.

Soldiers interviewed by The Gazette cited lengthy deployments, being sent back into battle after surviving war injuries that would have been fatal in previous conflicts, the unit served a bloody 15-month mission in Baghdad. It’s currently deployed to the Khyber Pass region in Afghanistan.z_iraq001

Sergeants sometimes refused to let soldiers get PTSD help or taunted them, said Andrew Pogany, a former Fort Carson special forces sergeant.

Soldiers from Fort Carson, Colo. described a breakdown in discipline during their Iraq deployment in which troops murdered civilians. “Toward the end, we were so mad and tired and frustrated,” said Daniel Freeman in the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment. “If anyone was around, that was their fault. We smoked ‘em.”z_iraq000

One sergeant shot a man in the head while questioning him and others were dropped off bridges after interrogations. The soldiers describing those experiences were part of the 3,500-soldier unit now called the 4th Infantry Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team.

For the complete report: Colorado Springs Gazette: http://www.gazette.com

Our troops have not received proper leave or rotation. Our troops have not received needed medical care, or psych care and yet have been redeployed to Afghanistan.z_iraq002

I’m not going to ask you to write, call or fax your Congress member or Senator because they have seen all of these reports, photos and much more. Your Representatives do not read the Bills they sign, they don’t read our letters, faxes or emails either. There are now, on average, over 750,000 Americans per House Rep. There is no way the average citizen can have any real access to their Representatives.

When was the last time you had lunch with your Representative? Because lobbyist do, everyday. When the Supreme Court granted corporations the same rights as citizens we stopped being a Constitutional Republic. When governments merge with corporations it’s called fascism.

The crimes of the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations are far too many to list in one article. Lets discuss how to bring our criminal government to justice. There are several things that you can do right now to soften our targets.

Our strategy is simple:

1. If you do any banking with BofA, Wells Fargo or other large banks close those accounts now. Move all banking to small local independent banks or Credit Unions.

2. BOYCOTT CORPORATE MEDIA

3. Send this URL to all your friends, post it to forums, put it on your personal pages, http://generalstrikeusa.wordpress.com/  There will be ZERO mainstream media discussion of this General Strike BEFORE it happens. ZERO. So, we must BE OUR OWN MEDIA and promote it. Link to this site from sites and blogs. Mention it with links in your comments on blogs. PROMOTE IT.

It does not matter if you voted Republican, Democrat or not at all, we have a choice and a responsibility to our children. To leave them a better world then the one that we found or not.

As things stand now, with federal taxes, state taxes, county tax, sales tax, property taxes, car tax, gas tax, phone taxes, etc. “They” take 4 months of our wages every year in taxes. For that kind of money we should have the best schools on the planet, right? But every year 30 to 50% of our kids get left behind. Let me repeat, taxes take 4 months of your wages away from you every year. That’s true under Republicans or Democrats!

The U.S. was the largest creditor in the world. Now the debt is in the trillions of dollars. Trillions of dollars transferred from the worlds richest & most powerful country. This is a form of destructive economic management at a level of graft & corruption that has NO parallel. There’s nothing comparable to that in history.

The national debt is in the trillions of dollars, even our kids will never see it paid off. As the administration and Congress argue over cuts in social programs, inequality in America grows more extreme each day. Even the great financial crash didn’t derail this trend. The richest 400 Americans, for example, increased their wealth by 54 percent between 2005 and 2010, while the median middle-class family saw its wealth decline by 35 percent.

It’s not the result of mysterious global forces, or technology, or China, or structural problems concerning the skills and education of our workforce. Rather, it is the direct result of policy choices made by Democrats and Republicans alike.

The U.S. policy (includes tax policy, financial deregulation, trade policy, anti-labor policy, and much more.) for the past 30 years has been aggressively dedicated to shifting income share away from the poor and middle class and into the pockets of the already rich.

FACT: Corporations move our jobs overseas to take advantage of slave labor wages, lax environmental laws and no taxes. Yes, no taxes! “Free trade” allows giant multinational corporations to pay zero taxes overseas and zero taxes in America. In 2010, corporate giant GE made a profit of $14.2 billion but it paid not a penny in taxes because the bulk of those profits, some $9 billion, were offshore. In fact, GE got a $3.2 billion tax benefit.

If corporations paid taxes our government could have a surplus – roads, dams, hospitals and schools would not be in disrepair or overcrowded because the government would have plenty of money for all these things as they once did and would not be looking for ways to cut social security or other social programs.
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You and I, however, cannot compete with the money corporations spend to buy off congress, (i.e. our politicians) and voting only replaces one corrupt party with the other corrupt party.
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Fact: These tax-breaks have occurred under Democrat and Republican administrations! Both are corrupt!
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4. WE NEED TO ORGANIZE so we can be effective.
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What I am proposing will not be easy. Upcoming elections do us no good.
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Congress and the Senate need to be held to one term. The founding fathers never intended there to be “career politicians”. Politician is not an occupation.
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UPCOMING ACTIONS:

Republicans, Democrats, Independents and non-voters unite. You can buy off Congress but you’ll never be able to buy a Patriot!

5. MASSIVE CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

6. BOYCOTT CORPORATE CRIMINALS

7. NO SPEND PROTEST

8. GENERAL STRIKE

A GENERAL STRIKE does not have to be violent. You are not going to school. You are not going to work. You are not shopping. You do not have to be violent to not do those things. March legally. Protest legally. It’s not just our Constitutional right it is also our responsibility.

The question now is will it work??

This strategy is the same one used to remove the Berlin wall and removed the Communist government from the whole East bloc without firing a shot. This is the same strategy used by the founding fathers before open rebellion. The “Boston Tea Party” was a BOYCOTT of English tea over a 3% tax increase. This boycott was so effective that most Americans still drink coffee today.

Our founding fathers boarded commercial vessels and destroyed the cargo on board. I’m not asking you to break the law. Only to change where you bank and to help pass this info out.

We are not asking for money. For any of the upcoming actions to be effective we need to put millions of boots on the ground. No membership required, no dues, no donations or militias to join. Your NON-COMPLIANCE is our only weapon.

THE WHOLE SYSTEM IS CORRUPT!!

Sources/for additional information: Vincent Bugliosi former U.S. Prosecutor, Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba led prisoner abuse investigation, Benjamin Ferencz chief prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials, Former Attorney General James Comey, Judge Royce Lamberth, Judge Ellen Huvelle, Judge Napolitano, Ret. Army Lt. Gen. Dell Dailey, Ret. Vice Admiral John Scott Redd, Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, Lt. Gen. William J. Boykin,  “The Looting Decade”
AUTHOR: Robert Sherrill, Project Censored.org, OpenSecrets.org

We can no longer in good conscience trust the criminals to police themselves. Link to this article from forums and blogs. Mention it with links in your comments on blogs. PROMOTE IT.
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Uncompromising Photos Expose Juvenile Detention in America
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Suit claims abuse, filth at juvenile detention center
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The Crisis of Juvenile Prison Rape: A New Report: “Sexual abuse in juvenile detention is a national crisis”
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Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System
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Cops Go Undercover at High School to Bust Special-Needs Kid for Pot: Why Are Police So Desperate to Throw Kids in Jail?
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Man alleging police torture released from prison
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18 LA sheriff’s deputies charged in corruption, inmate abuse
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Texas Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police After Traffic Stop
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30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct
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Police under scrutiny
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Top 1,000 Cases of police brutality in the United States
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Know Your Rights With Police Officers
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Know Your Rights- Detention And Pat Down- Do’s and Don’ts
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Know Your Rights: Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip Searches for Any Arrest
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(How to) Detecting Police Personnel/Vehicles
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Know Your Rights: Obama’s War On Weed
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10 Ways to Spot an Informant
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DRUG BUST: Five Tips for Spotting an Undercover Cop
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“A Living Death,” Cruel and unusual Punishment: Life imprisonment without parole for minor drug charges http://generalstrikeusa.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/a-living-death-cruel-and-unusual-punishment-life-imprisonment-without-parole-for-minor-drug-charges/
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FBI Successfully Foils Another FBI Plot
FBI says the Government Is Spying on Americans with Drones, Too
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Strike Updates: FBI warns of U.S. government breaches by Anonymous hackers
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FBI Ties Chicago Representatives to Zimbabwe Lobbying
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The FBI is in your TV watching you…
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FBI can remotely activate microphones in Android smartphones
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FBI Raid News Media Offices
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FBI agent apologizes to victims- The F.B.I. and MAFIA gang boss James “Whitey” Bulger Pt. 3
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F.B.I. Counterterrorism Agents Monitored Occupy Movement, Records Show
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FBI Agents Dating Drug Dealers, Paying for Sex
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The F.B.I. and Dr. King
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FBI removes many redactions in Marilyn Monroe file
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Money Laundering: Follow the Hedge Funds
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Banks Financing Mexican Drug Cartels Admits Wells Fargo
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HSBC banks actively laundered money for drug lords and terrorist
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Are you willing to be arrested?
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237 Millionaires in Congress
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Wealth Gap Between Congress and Average Americans Widens
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Traitors (How Congress Profits from Never ending War)
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One corrupt party or the other
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Police Kill Innocent People in the “War on Drugs” 10 Shocking Examples
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Philadelphia Closes 23 Schools, New $400 Million Prison Being Built
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Lessons From Thoreau: Reflection, Integrity, Civil Disobedience
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Make the Rich Even Richer Pt. 4 The System is RIGGED
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The SYSTEM is NOT broke, its RIGGED Pt. 3 Can You Trust the President, Congress or the Courts to Protect You
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The SYSTEM is NOT broke Pt 2 Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever
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