Archives for General News

May 2013

Friday, May 31:

Mother and baby killed as tornadoes menace Oklahoma City (1 comments)

Kennedy Assassination is All Theory (14 comments)

Philly Green Party Endorses Campaign to Stop Drone Command Center in Horsham, PA

We Steal Secrets, The New Movie About Wikileaks Infuriates Wikileaks (1 comments)

Obama: "Higher Education Shouldn't Be A Luxury" (3 comments)

Gulf Coast citizens call for oil industry oversight council: Industry declines

Guantánamo Bay hunger strike worsens in spite of Obama's promises | World news |

Why did the FBI execute my boy? (1 comments)

Ellen Brown Interview Transcript Part II: Public Banking-- the Bottom Up Solution to a Lot of Economic Ills (1 comments)

Marianne Hoynes: *Please Stand for Bradley Manning this Saturday at Fort Meade. (3 comments)

Thursday, May 30:

By More Than 3-1, Voters Tell Congress To Focus On Economy Over "Scandals' (1 comments)

Rhode Island's Chafee says Obama inspired party switch

Threatening letter sent to Obama, U.S. Secret Service says

Non-Approved Genetically Modified Wheat Found In Oregon Field, Says USDA

Reagan's Chickens Home to Roost? (6 comments)

Media Supression of the Marches Against Monsanto (2 comments)

Gallup Poll Shows Republicans Are More Manipulable Than Democrats (19 comments)

Drone Strike Is Said to Kill a Pakistani Taliban Leader

Michael Klare: A Future in Arms

Intellectual Property (IP) Disputes Have Increased Tremendously (1 comments)

A Slight Blow to Monsanto: Jury Finds Peaceful Farmer Does Not Need Licenses (4 comments)

Immortality Technologist/Evangelizer ; Dmitry Itskov Interview Transcript (2 comments)

Wednesday, May 29:

NY Mayor Bloomberg Sent "Ricin-Laced" Letters

Julian Assange's human rights are being violated

Obama to Pick James B. Comey to Lead F.B.I.

Open letter from Alice Walker to Alicia Keys

Elizabeth Warren Asks Treasury Secretary Jack Lew If He'd Support Letting The Biggest Banks Get Even Bigger

Larry King joins RT

Rep. Bachmann will not run for reelection in 2014

Interview Transcript: Medea Benjamin; How to Interrupt a President and Others; Part 1 (7 comments)

Tuesday, May 28:

Interview Transcript: Ellen Brown; Public Banking-- the Bottom Up Solution to a Lot of Economic Ills (8 comments)

Farmer Sued by Monsanto for Planting Seeds (10 comments)

Russia says missile systems for Syria will deter intervention

Pentagon pushes back against Syria no-fly zone report

Nathan J. Winograd: Shocking Photos: PETA's Secret Slaughter of Kittens, Puppies (8 comments)

Texas Legislature Passes Measure To Prevent Medicaid Expansion

Gas Industry Successfully Overturns Colorado Fracking Ban

Senator McCain met with rebels in Syria

Lebanese soldiers killed at checkpoint

Andrew Bacevich: The Eternal War? (1 comments)

Confidential report lists U.S. weapons system designs compromised (2 comments)

Monday, May 27:

Obama, New Jersey governor to reunite Tuesday for storm tour

Confessions of a Sociopath (15 comments)

Israel supplies Gaza hospitals with killer gas (1 comments)

Sen. John McCain meets with rebel leaders in Syria. (3 comments)

Polarized Congress Thwarts Changes to Health Care Law

IMBY: The Afghanistan War Comes Home to Philadelphia

No Holiday for Killing the Uninsured, the Underinsured and the Broke in the U.S.- Until Health Care is a Human Right (8 comments)

This is really BIG: Support for a Basic Income Guarantee grows worldwide (1 comments)

Video of March Against Monsanto - Philadelphia (2 comments)

Sunday, May 26:

GOP Governor Shuts Down Lawmaking Until Her Party Agrees To Expand Medicaid

Obama Leads In All Directions

Rocket fired from Lebanon towards Israel: residents

Obama visits Oklahoma, consoles tornado victims, offers federal support in rebuilding efforts

Help Health Care Advocate Donna Smith Get the Care She Needs--And Pay the $855 Aetna is Demanding (2 comments)

No-Vacation Nation Revisited: U.S. is the ONLY developed country that doesn't guarantee paid vacation/holiday days

From Alaska to Florida: Americans take to streets against Monsanto and GMOs (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Philly March on Monsanto, opposing GMO food, demanding GMO Labeling (31 comments)

Four-star general in eye of U.S. cyber storm

Protest At the Planned Willow Grove Naval Air Base Drone Command (2 comments)

Investigative Journalist Katherine Eban Exposes Massive Fraud at Generic Lipitor Manufacturer (19 comments)

Saturday, May 25:

Millions march against GM crops (4 comments)

Israel effectively barring tourists from West Bank

States' Policies on Health Care Exclude Poorest

Congressman Quotes Jesus in Bid to Gut Food Stamps (7 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Why Washington and Tel Aviv Want Hezbollah to Keep Fighting in al-Qusayr (1 comments)

Friday, May 24:

Offshore Drilling In Virginia Would Threaten Coastal Economy, Environment, And Naval Operations

Senators Who Voted Against Bernie Sanders Amendment to Allow States To Require GMO Food Identification

Best Thing of the Day: WikiLeaks Leaks Transcript of Hollywood's Doc on the Online Activists

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Trigger Warning: Examples of Gender Based Hate-Speech on Facebook (7 comments)

Endless War Is a Real Scandal (13 comments)

Pat Robertson's Marital Advice: Pretty Bad But Consider How Surprising That It Was Not So Much Worse (5 comments)

Verizon (and Google) Helped U.S. Government to Spy on Reporters

Bridge collapse in Washington state sends cars and people into water

Assange, Activist Media Sue US Over Manning Trial Secrecy

Thursday, May 23:

House Passes Bill to Speed Keystone Pipeline Approval

Sri Srinivasan confirmed to judicial seat in unanimous Senate vote

I.R.S. Official Who Refused to Testify Is Suspended -

Michele Bachmann: God Will Repeal Obamacare

Obama Defends Drones, Condemns Guantanamo In National Security Speech

Medical company declines to answer Senate questions on Medicare billing

Obama, in a Shift, to Limit Targets of Drone Strikes (1 comments)

GI Sex-Assault Outrage Grows

Franklin P. Lamb: How Lebanon's Palestinians Are Being Pulled Into Syria's War

Obama In Bed With ALEC--And Penny Pritzker

Marine: Military sex abuse has deep roots

Wednesday, May 22:

Bradley Manning Prosecutors Seek To Prove WikiLeaks Suspect "Aided Enemy" (2 comments)

Did the Pentagon cry wolf over sequestration?

U.S. acknowledges killing of four U.S. citizens in counterterrorism operations

Benghazi Emails Reveal... Not Much (3 comments)

Gun "Carry" Extremists Causing Accidents (16 comments)

Republicans' New Benghazi Killer Meme

Rep. King Calls Out Fellow GOP'er's Oklahoma Tornado Relief "Hypocrisy"

Court approves sinkhole class-action suit

"Citizen Koch" Filmmakers Issue Statement about Public TV Dropping Support

David Cay Johnston: The other IRS scandal (1 comments)

Tuesday, May 21:

WikiLeaks' Assange says messages include speculation he was framed (1 comments)

Conviction of Genocidal Dictator Efrain Rios Montt Overturned by Guatemala's Highest Court (1 comments)

BBC News Channel: Joe Glenton -- Former British Soldier

Congressman Who Gets Millions In Farm Subsidies Denounces Food Stamps As Stealing "Other People's Money" (1 comments)

The Green Shadow Cabinet and a Mental Health Declaration of Independence (1 comments)

Sunday Times Investigation Censored: US Ties to Al-Qaeda Chief

Guantanamo's military defense lawyers cite My Lai massacre in plea to Hagel

Oklahoma Senator Demands Spending Cuts In Exchange For Disaster Relief

Tales in a Kabul Restaurant (5 comments)

Illegal Detention (video)

Smokedown Prohibition V: Adam Kokesh and NA Poe Arrested (video) (1 comments)

Mattea Kramer and Jo Comerford: Congress Tweeted While America Burned

Official Story has Odd Wrinkles: A Pack of Questions about the Boston Bombing

Monday, May 20:

My Big Fat Greek Minister (2 comments)

The Right Can Make Even the Dignified Sound Disgusting

Might Obama fire Attorney General Eric Holder?

H&M Responds Slowly to Bangladesh Factory Collapse Killing 1,100

Military Sex Abuse Has Long-Term Impact For Vets

High Plains Aquifer Dwindles, Hurting Farmers

Rebecca Solnit, What Comes After Hope

Sunday, May 19:

Tar sands exploitation would mean game over for climate, warns leading scientist (3 comments)

Militants from 29 countries fighting in Syria: Assad

Obama to address Guantanamo and drones in major defence speech (1 comments)

May 27, 1942 -- Highest Ranking Nazi Killed in WWII - Reinhard Heydrich -- Seventy- One Years Later: Could Author Joanie (2 comments)

President Obama exercises a fluid grip on the levers of power

Keystone XL, Through Transcanada, Uses Eminent Domain to Seize Texan's Land (6 comments)

Saturday, May 18:

Investigators seek cause of New York commuter train crash

Canadian PM Harper: Tar Sands Are Awesome (3 comments)

IRS chief declines to identify employees involved in scandal (1 comments)

North Korea fires three short-range missiles

Bobby Jindal calls for jailing of IRS officials behind Tea Party targeting (1 comments)

Bashar al-Assad issues defiant message: "I'm here to stay"

Interior Department Bows to Pressure from Oil and Gas Industry, Weakens Fracking Rules

Friday, May 17:

Boston Bombing: CIA SPY Arrested in Moscow

Geotagging shows where the haters are: a lopsided US (1 comments)

Weaving People and Communities Together: The Joyfully Painful Labors of Lillian Lake (2 comments)

The News That Isn't In An Age of Missing Information (1 comments)

Thursday, May 16:

Grassroots Activism Brings San Onofre to the No Nukes Brink (2 comments)

New Fracking Rules Show US Bowing to Industry

U.S. House votes to repeal Obamacare in 37th symbolic act

Obama says U.S. won't act alone on Syria

Obama appoints Daniel Werfel as acting head of IRS

Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans

Military and Press "Baffled" by Suicide Facts a 12-year-old Could Discern (5 comments)

Andy Kroll: A Democracy of the Wealthy

Justice Department Attacks the Press

Israel Hints of New Strikes Over Weapons and Warns Syria Not to Retaliate

Wednesday, May 15:

Acting Chief of I.R.S. Forced Out Over Targeting of Tea Party

Tea Party Welfare Queens Cry IRS Foul (3 comments)

Obama fires IRS acting chief over "inexcusable" tax targeting scandal

"The More Effective Evil: The Impact of Obama on Humanity"

89 arrested in crackdown by Medicare Fraud Strike Force

Russia Expels American, Saying He Is a C.I.A. Officer (1 comments)

Benghazi e-mails released by White House

Failure Imperils NASA Mission to Find Other Earths

Just a Crook? Pentagon Papers Lawyer Thinks Obama Is Worse Than Nixon

Holder Defends Phone-Records Seizure - Evades Blame

Why Canada's Indigenous Uprising Is About All of Us

The Common Good, The Planet, and Humankind (2 comments)

Tuesday, May 14:

Fannie's Settlement Agreement Conceals Dirty Laundry

Full White House Benghazi Email Undermines GOP's Cover-Up Claims (1 comments)

Eric Holder On AP Phone Records Subpoena: Trust Us

"Sequester" hits home for Pentagon as 800,000 civilian workers furloughed (1 comments)

DARRELL ISSA: It's Clear That Obama Administration Officials "See Themselves Above The Law" (2 comments)

Bush Convicted of War Crimes in Absentia (3 comments)

New Study Shows How Microlending has Gotten Off Track: Stumbling on Its Own Success

David Vine: Baseworld Profiteering

Tea Partyers Boycott Fox News for Being Too 'Left' (1 comments)

Sexual Assault In The Military: Why It's Rising (1 comments)

Monday, May 13:

Supreme Court sides with Monsanto in major patent case

IRS officials in Washington were involved in targeting of conservative groups - The Washington Post

Why The Department Of Justice Is Going After The Associated Press' Records

Video a Cop Doing Wrong-- Keep It Short and Upload FAST! (3 comments)

*"Woe Unto the Empire of Blood" -- Transform Now Plowshares Convicted and Jailed (3 comments)

Syria in the Gunsights (1 comments)

Terrorist drill held for Fukushima nuclear plant

Nick Turse: Israel, Iran, and the Nuclear Freight Train

Sunday, May 12:

Privacy Breach on Bloomberg's Data Terminals

Rand Paul: UN has secret plot to "CONFISCATE and DESTROY ALL' of America's guns (4 comments)

Michelle Knight: Freed Cleveland captive is refusing to see her family

Bachmann Back At It: Congresswoman Calls 9/11 And Benghazi "Judgments' From God (1 comments)

St. Louis Is Burning (1 comments)

Saturday, May 11:

Israeli Attacks on Syria Escape Security Council Scrutiny

Authorities launch criminal investigation of West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion (1 comments)

Time Running Out On Obama To Act as Guantanamo Prisoners Weaken

Carbon Dioxide Level Passes Long-Feared Milestone - (1 comments)

Rule Britannia for Global Crimes (1 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Lebanon greets the Special Rapporteur for Palestine with an ear full

Biometric Database of All Adult Americans Hidden in Immigration Reform

The Ethics Reform On the table | CitiReport (1 comments)

Friday, May 10:

WATCH: Rove's SuperPAC Targets Hillary Clinton With Benghazi Attack Ad

For First Time, a Nation Convicts a Former Leader of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity (20 comments)

California dad 'begged for his life' as police beat him to death -- witnesses

Woman Rescued in Bangladesh Rubble 17 Days After Collapse

"Now that the SOB is dead..." Novel Idea: Asking an Afghan about Afghanistan (1 comments)

'Mounting Evidence' Boston Bombers Involved in 2011 Triple Murder - ABC News

Pakistani court declares US drone strikes in the country's tribal belt illegal

Seeking the Resurrection of Life on Earth By Reclaiming the Original Wisdom According to Robert J. Wolff (6 comments)

After Explosion, Texas Remains Wary of Regulation

Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change (3 comments)

"Rot Within The Ranks:" How Deep Does It GO (1 comments)

Thursday, May 9:

Enron's Jeff Skilling May Get Decade Off Sentence in Deal

House speaker demands White House release Benghazi email (2 comments)

Dick Cheney: "On Our Watch, We Were Always Ready On 9/11" (9 comments)

Ariel Castro held on $8 million bond; brothers released

Peter Van Buren: If the Government Does It, It's "Legal" (1 comments)

Worse than Germs--the Chemicals Used to Disinfect Meat (5 comments)

Commander Cites "Rot" in Nuke Force (2 comments)

Wednesday, May 8:

Drone Strikes Affecting Thousands in Pakistan, Fueling Hatred of U.S. (2 comments)

RAND PAUL: Benghazi Should Disqualify Hillary Clinton From Ever Holding Public Office Again (4 comments)

John Boehner Is Getting Slammed For His New Debt Ceiling Strategy

WATCH Elizabeth Warren: Students Should Get "Same Deal' On Interest Rates As Big Banks (1 comments)

Despite Israeli strikes, U.S. still wary of Syria air defenses

Boy Scouts of America, Membership Standards Resolution (5 comments)

Talking about Apocalypse and Why the World Doesn't End: Interview Transcript Michael Meade (3 comments)

ABC News editor changes gender (1 comments)

5-11 Campaign wraps operations

Is Stephen Hawking right to join the academic boycott of Israel? | Poll (17 comments)

Bayou Corne Sinkhole: Micro-Earthquake Activity Halts Work

Tuesday, May 7:

Why I Am on a Hunger Strike to Shut Down Guantanamo Bay Prison (8 comments)

Forest Service Seeks to Silence Smokey the Bear Over Fracking (1 comments)

Mark Sanford wins South Carolina special election

Senators Backtrack On Background Checks After Public Backlash (1 comments)

"March Against Monsanto" Planned for Over 30 Countries (7 comments)

Military sex assault monitor accused of sex assault (2 comments)

N Korea 'removes' missiles from east coast launch site

Republicans Readying New Offensive Over Health Law

Engelhardt, The Last Empire?

Government Debt = Government Investment

Monday, May 6:

Israel tries to tamp down Syrian anger after killing dozens of its elite soldiers (+video) -

Alleged Auschwitz Guard, 93, Arrested in Germany (1 comments)

Amy Meyer's Ag-Gag Charges Have Been Dropped!

EPA Neglecting Unreasonable Adverse Effect on the Environment According to Beekeepers and Environmentalists (2 comments)

How Can We Stop Craving Things That Aren't Good For Us? This is What An Expert Says

More Mentally Ill Becoming Homeless Because States Won't Help (1 comments)

Sequester Leads to Creative Stopgap Measures (1 comments)

Sandra Day O'Connor's Endless Strip Tease (4 comments)

U.N. has testimony that Syrian rebels used sarin gas: investigator | Reuters

The Whim of One Senator: Obstructs Progress against Global Tax Fraud, Corruption and Trade Deficits

Sunday, May 5:

No early warning for U.S. on Israeli strikes in Syria

Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields (9 comments)

Inspired by Freedom Riders, Workers Plan Caravans to Walmart Convention

Jailing Pregnant War Resister (1 comments)

N.R.A. Officials Issue Rallying Cry for Midterm Elections

U.N. Finds "Little Appreciation" for Human Rights among U.S. Businesses

Israel strikes Syria, says targeting Hezbollah arms

N.C. fracking rule pulled after Halliburton objects

Karzai acknowledges CIA payments

Israel's Bombing of Damascus: When Aggression is Framed As Defense (1 comments)

Rethinking Civilization-- Plunging Earth Into Sixth Extinction; Daniel Quinn Interview Transcript Part 2 (4 comments)

Sarah Palin Slams Obama for "Exploiting Tragedy" of Sandy Hook at NRA Rally

Bodies of 2 US crew found at Kyrgyzstan crash site

Syria news agency: Israel strikes near Damascus

Saturday, May 4:

Occupy LA Fights Foreclosures

Justice Clarence Thomas Takes A Shot At President Obama (1 comments)

Orb wins the 139th Kentucky Derby

United States Lost Output Clock (2 comments)

Afghan roadside bomb kills US soldiers (1 comments)

Ducking the Full Costs of War: The Ongoing Scandal Called the Veterans Administration (3 comments)

Israel Bombs Syria as the U.S. Weighs Its Own Options (1 comments)

Friday, May 3:

Cities in New York Just Got a Big Stick in the Fracking Fight

American journalist likely held by Syrian government

U.S. believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria

Crucifying Richard Falk for Truth-telling (1 comments)

Prosecutor in Bhutto Killing is Assassinated

US rejects EU claim of insecticide as prime reason for bee colony collapse | Environment |

Pesticides Definitively Linked to Bee Colony Collapse (4 comments)

FBI Spiked Chechen Jihadi Investigation (5 comments)

Why Obama's Critics Completely Dropped The Ball On The "Permission Structure' | TPMDC

Invisible Success, Civilizations that Die or Quit and Memes We Live By; Transcript of an Interview with Daniel Quinn (3 comments)

US plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan, authorities say

There may be millions more poor people in the US than you think

Thursday, May 2:

JPMorgan Caught in Swirl of Regulatory Woes

US mulling arming Syrian militants: Hagel

Obama's bid to squeeze Social Security enrages his core backers (1 comments)

Air Quality Awareness Week (1 comments)

Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws (2 comments)

Guantanamo Attorney Found Dead (3 comments)

Howard Kurtz Out At The Daily Beast

Police: Shots fired inside Houston Intercontinental Airport (2 comments)

US drone strikes being used as alternative to Guantanamo, lawyer says

North Korea sentences American on charges he tried to topple government - The Washington Post

Hundreds March on Mayday in San Diego. (3 comments)

Top Posts Remain Vacant Throughout Obama Administration

Cannibalism At Jamestown: Shocking Evidence On Colonial Virginia Girl's Skull; What Happened To Jane? [PHOTOS & REPORT] (1 comments)

Hillary Clinton is the CLEAR favorite among Dems in 2016: poll (9 comments)

Trust In the British Establishment Has Been Destroyed (1 comments)

Ellen Cantarow: Big Energy Means Big Pollution

Wednesday, May 1:

Tea Party Group Hopes To Draft Sarah Palin For Senate Race (3 comments)

SEC issues subpoenas to "political intelligence" firms connected to leaked information (1 comments)

US considers sending arms to Syria rebels

Meet The Badass Navy SEAL That Could Be The Next Senator From Massachusetts

Three arrested for allegedly helping suspect after Boston bombings - The Washington Post

They're Baaaaack--Old Pills for New Conditions (3 comments)

WaPo report on Top Secret America (2 comments)


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