Wednesday, November 28, 2007

"Patriot Act Lite" Sneaking Through Congress

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Civil libertarians are worried that a little-known anti-terrorism bill now making its way through the U.S. Congress with virtually no debate could be planting the seeds of another USA Patriot Act. The Violent Radicalisation and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, co-authored by the former chair of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, Jane Harmon, a California Democrat, passed the House by an overwhelming 400-6 vote last month, and will soon be considered by the Senate.


Sunday, November 18, 2007

Background on Mitt Romney's Mormon Religion

Former Massachusetts Governor and now Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, shares these beliefs:

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Income Gap Among Black, White Families Up

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after the civil rights movement, the income gap between black and white families has grown, says a new study. One reason for the growing disparity: Incomes among black men have actually declined in the past three decades, when adjusted for inflation.


Monday, November 5, 2007

10 Steps To Close Down an Open Society by Naomi Wolf

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1. Invoke a terrifying internal and external enemy
2. Create a gulag (secret prison)
3. Develop a thug caste (exclusive group)
4. Set up an internal surveillance system
5. Harass citizens' groups
6. Engage in arbitrary detention and release
7. Target key individuals
8. Control the press
9. Dissent equals treason
10. Suspend the rule of law