The Green State: Liberal Lad news roundup -... →
liberal-lad: Mitch Daniels to Sign Abortion Bill Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, a possible GOP presidential candidate, announced on Friday that he will sign a bill restricting taxpayer funding for abortions in his state. The bill, HEA 1210, will prevent the state from making contracts with abortion providers, except for hospitals and ambulatory centers. Planned Parenthood has 28 clinics ...
Romney wants to 'hang' Obama with misery index →
stfuconservatives: apsies: Romney almost immediately caught himself, with the English major declaring “metaphorically speaking,” but the mix of nervous laughter with applause indicated at least some in the audience realized its potency. Romney said: “You remember during the Ronald Reagan/Jimmy Carter debates? That Ronald Reagan came up with this great thing about the ‘misery index,’ and that...
If there was a single idea that came out by the end of the day, it was this:...– Insanely flattering blog entry on Pandora’s Box. (via mollycrabapple)
SF Chronicle video prompts White House threat →
fuckyeahbradleymanning: The White House threatened Thursday to exclude The San Francisco Chronicle from pooled coverage of its events in the Bay Area after the paper posted a video of a protest at a San Francisco fundraiser for President Obama last week, Chronicle Editor Ward Bushee said.White House guidelines governing press coverage of such events are too restrictive, Bushee said, and the...
Make no mistake. This is not over. The Pentagon did today what it should have...– Michael Whitney. Bradley Manning to be Removed from Solitary Confinement Tomorrow | FDL Action (via fuckyeahbradleymanning)
NO LIMITS TO THE LAW IN NOLA →
criminalwisdom: The Department of Justice finds that the New Orleans Police Department is so corrupt ~ “so rotten from top to bottom” ~ that it has taken steps to put the entire force under the supervision and authority of a federal judge. In New Orleans the culture of systemic brutality is old and deep. In 1970 a producer friend went to sign the great pianist James Booker, then in Orleans...
FBI serves Grand Jury subpoena likely relating to... →
In the wake of a massive disclosure of Guantanamo files by WikiLeaks, the FBI yesterday served a Grand Jury subpoena in Boston on a Cambridge resident, compelling his appearance to testify in Alexandria, Virgina. Alexandria is where a Grand Jury has been convened to criminally investigate WikiLeaks and Julian Assange and determine whether an indictment against them is warranted. The individual...
Fighting Back →
shutupandgetinthetardis: simplyirenic: doctoroddfellow: As many of you know, the Doctor Who fandom lost Lis Sladen who played Sarah Jane Smith to cancer in the past few days. Only too recently the same fandom lost Nick Courtney, another just as beloved actor. Cancer is a terrible affliction, capable of even robbing us of our heroes and idols. But we can fight back. This year, I’m walking...
If for one minute you think you’re better than a sixteen year old girl in a...– Gerard Way Love this. (via jonathandiener)
With the exception of Ethiopia, which blocks a number of political and...– Ugandan Government Asks ISPs to Block Facebook, Twitter | OpenNet Initiative (via m1k3y)
New Statesman - No limits to the law in New... →
claytoncubitt: “That the police force in New Orleans is “a significant threat to the safety of the public”, as the DoJ says, is obvious. But the same problems can be seen all over the South, from Miami to Mississippi to Alabama; and the same nationwide, according to Paul Craig Roberts, a former editor of the Wall Street Journal and former assistant secretary to the treasury under Ronald...
Check the walkability of your area →
littleorphanammo: wooliebear: joetheblogger: ruthspointofview: My town is 78 out of 100 (very walkable). Funny thing is, I just got back from a walk. A very walkable walk. I got a 91/100! I love hollywood! 43/100. Car dependent. cool! Where I live? Nine. Fucking 9. Though the rest of town is a whopping 46.
The Central Intelligence Agency’s practice of shredding and burning classified...– The CIA • In an Earth Day posting to their website. The fact that the CIA actually said this is much funnier than any joke we could hope to make, so we’ll just let it stand. source (via • follow)
Monstrüss: After Years of Silence, Nate Phelps... →
helvetebrann: I sincerely admire this man for all that he’s done and is continuing to do, despite his circumstances. For most of his life, Nate Phelps, now 51, has been silent. But last year, after a writer figured out who he was when riding in Mr. Phelps’ taxi in Cranbrook, B.C., he…
US Rolls Out Plan for Internet Identity →
capitalismkills: extreme-irrelevancy: adamjmorgan: Managing countless online account credentials and secure passwords is a daunting task for anyone. Setting up streamlined password managers and two-step verification tools offer a good start for improving security and making all those logins more manageable, but it’s still a problematic system. With that in mind, the US government is...
Twist's Corner...: Diet & Anxiety →
charlie-twist: So here’s something no one ever bothered to inform me of, probably because most therapists and doctors I’ve seen about my anxiety have been kind of at a loss of how to help when I already have coping mechanisms in place… Anxiety is adversely effected by diet. Here’s the basic guidelines after a lot of reading since my last serious freakout (and the comparison to my diet): ...
Obama on Manning: “He Broke the Law.” So Much for... →
wilwheaton: President Barack Obama made stunning accusations about accused Wikileaks whistleblower PFC Bradley Manning, directly asserting that Manning “broke the law.” Apparently the President of the United States of America and a self-described Constitutional scholar does not care that Manning has yet to be tried or convicted for any crime.