VA should Amend Drug Test for Rich people and Corporations that receive Tax Cuts or Government Subsidies
I see everyone argument and this is a dicisive issue. However, there is no difference between welfare for rich and middle and low income people. There is no difference about welfare; which is produced by state and local governments. In order, for a lot of businesses during this time to stay afloat. Businesses have to apply for welfare from the state and local…Continue
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Medical Updates “January 21, 2012”
After 4 years Terrance was finally taken off of solitary confinement but his health continues to fail. Dr. Paula Smith—Chief of Medical Services is Dr. Clifford Curtis boss and can order him to send Mr. Taylor to a neurosurgeon for tests and seek treatments.
On 1-4-12 Dr. Clifford Curtis informed Terrance that he was going to order flexural and for the 3rd time Terrance was lied too; the doctor never ordered the…Continue
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The Next Step Is Freedom
By Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio
(Photo of Mumia Abu-Jamal, taken by Prison Radio)
My dear friends, brothers and sisters -- I want to thank you for your real hard work and support. I am no longer on death row, no longer in the hole, I’m in population. This is only part one and I thank you all for the work you’ve done. But the struggle is for…Continue
And when every strand of her shoulder-length, straight hair was on the floor, Coleman stood from her seat and fell…Continue
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Chris Wallace on Saturday said what many journalists, television viewers and probably the GOP candidates are thinking.
"It is ridiculous how many debates there have been--this is the nineteenth debate," he said on the Mike Gallagher Show, referring to Thursday night's Republican debate. "It is insane that there have been nineteen debates!"
Wallace, who himself moderated two debates, pointed out that it has become difficult for hosts to come up with fresh…Continue
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As of 1/27/12, Mumia Abu-Jamal has officially been transferred to General Prison Population after being held in Administrative Custody (“The Hole” or Solitary Confinement) at SCI Mahanoy, Frackville, PA for seven weeks. This is the first time Mumia has been in General Population since his arrest in 1981.
This comes within hours of the of delivery of over 5,500…Continue
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I want Mitt Romney long form Birth Certificate just to make sure that he is a legal citizen and meet the requirements to be President of the United States of America. He just said his grandfather was from Mexico. If they want to use the same b.s against President Obama than I want them to go through the same scrutiny. It is only the Equal Protection Clause I'm addressing with you. Also, it might not be a bad idea to find a wacked out judge subpeona Mitt Romney…Continue
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By Othello B. Garblah
The Boston Globe, a New York Times Company newspaper, has admitted that its report quoting US Defense officials as confirming that ex-President Charles Taylor worked as a hired US spy agent lacks evidence.
"The article was not based on adequate reporting and drew…
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ContinueLinn Washington Jr.
I made a mistake.
An article I wrote recently for TCBH about the Pennsylvania prison system’s latest punitive assault on now ex-death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal (unnecessarily continuing his solitary confinement) contained a factual misstatement.
Most journalists consider any inaccuracy an error, regardless of how small.
The Code of Ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists calls for…
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The last U.S. Marine facing charges stemming from the November 19, 2005, Haditha massacre will lose some stripes, but not serve any time in jail after pleading guilty.
Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich entered a guilty plea on one count of dereliction of duty, as part of a deal worked out between his…
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In the wake of the 2008-'09 recession, black male employment in metro Milwaukee plunged to the lowest levels on record, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
The data highlight a renewed setback to an urban region that for years has helped set national extremes for…
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SMITHFIELD With fresh ammunition from a UNC law school report, activists are renewing their call for state officials to take legal action against Aero Contractors Ltd.
For years, the Johnston County air transport company, which has links to the CIA, has been accused of being a taxi service for paramilitary teams that pick up terrorism suspects in one country and fly them to another where it's easier to interrogate and, perhaps, torture them. The process is known as extraordinary…
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By Michael Coard 1/24/2012
Oscar’s not just a grouch; he’s also a racist. I’m not talking about Sesame Street‘s Oscar. He’s cool. In fact, he hangs out with black folks, including his best friends Gordon and Susan, lives in the hood, and is the author of a book partially entitled The Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch. Also, he hates Fox News, which he disdainfully and accurately refers to as Pox News. So he’s cool. Very cool.
But the same can’t be said about the…
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For the past two days I have had a knot in the pit of my stomach. I was watching a show on Discovery ID called Disappeared. I couldn’t believe what I was witnessing. What outraged me the most is that in 8 years, not one national news outlet has picked up this story. 8 YEARS and nothing has been done. Wait until you read this! I did some research, and from the few articles I could find on this matter, here is the summary of one I’d like to share with you.
Still no answers…Continue
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Motivated by the tragic execution of Troy Davis in Georgia last September, the NAACP has renewed its fight to make the death penalty a part of America’s past.
Over the next year, NAACP state representatives in several key states will urge their legislators to take the necessary steps to repeal the…
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By LUIS BRITTO GARCIA , January 24th 2012
1. "We have to get out of ICSID" proclaims Hugo Chavez Frias during ´Hello, President´ on the 8th of January 2012. To understand why, let´s recap. States are sovereign. A state cannot be judged by other states or organisms, because it has jurisdictional immunity, which…
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January 23, 2012 - By Jean Damu
Red Tails, the new George Lucas film depicting the exploits of the Tuskeegee Airmen is to the history of black fighter pilots during WWII what a sunset is to a day- it’s pretty to watch but no illumination is forthcoming.
However, (and with…
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There will be a press conference this Thursday, January 26, at the AFSC, at 1501 Cherry Street (Philly) at 10 AM. Our focus will be to call for Mumia's immediate transfer into general population.
There will be a…Continue
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