November 29, 2014



F.D.A. To Require Calorie Count, Even For Popcorn At The Movies

November 27, 2014
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By SABRINA TAVERNISE and STEPHANIE STROM WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration announced sweeping rules on Tuesday that will require chain restaurants, movie theaters and pizza parlors across the country to post calorie counts on their menus. Health experts said the new requirements would help combat the country’s obesity epidemic by showing Americans just how […]

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Darren Wilson And The Reality Of “Blue Privilege”

November 27, 2014
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“Any time I’m involved in an officer-involved shooting, be it a fatal one or non-fatal, it is always during my initial investigation listed as an assault on law enforcement,” explained the St. Louis County Police Detective who inaugurated the investigation of the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson … was the victim of the assault we […]

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Police Release Video Showing How They Shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice Within Seconds

November 27, 2014
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Update: 6:15 p.m. ET — The Rice family has released a statement on the video through their attorney: “We have seen the video that shows our son, Tamir, being shot and killed by a City of Cleveland police officer. It is our belief that this situation could have been avoided and that Tamir should still […]

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Cop Leg-Sweeps 7-Month-Pregnant Woman To Ground Bellyfirst While Beating Her Boyfriend’s Head Into Asphalt

November 27, 2014
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DENVER — FOX31 Denver has obtained video of a Denver Police officer punching an unarmed suspect in the face six times, then moments later, tripping the man’s seven-and-a-half-months pregnant girlfriend. A witness who recorded the August arrest on his Samsung tablet said police then seized his tablet, over his objections, and when they returned it […]

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Silk Road, Online Freedom, and Why the Prosecution of Ross Ulbricht Should Worry Us All

November 27, 2014
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From the YouTube description: “I am fighting for my son,” says Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of 30-year-old Ross Ulbricht, who faces life in prison as the alleged creator and operator of “Silk Road,” an illicit online marketplace that was shut down by the feds last year. “But [this fight] is bigger than Ross, and I […]

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RT Anchor Interview Redacted By CNN After She Criticizes Network As Toeing State Department Line

November 27, 2014
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From the Your Tube Description: RT’s Anissa Naouai was invited to discuss Media coverage and the situation in Ukraine on Amanpour with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. The version that aired on CNN was only a small portion of the actual discussion. A clumsy and visible video edit job is what audiences saw. Titled as “WAR OF […]

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Veterans’ Appeal To National Guard: “Stand With Ferguson Protesters, Not The Police!”

November 27, 2014
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The following letter, signed by many veterans including dozens who fought in the Iraq war, was published on MarchForward.org: To our brothers and sisters in the Missouri National Guard: We are writing to you as active-duty U.S. service members and veterans, most of us having served in the Iraq war. You have a choice you can […]

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CNN Anchor Likely Wasn’t Expecting This To Happen Live On The Air As He Reported On ‘Peaceful’ Pro-Michael Brown Protests In NYC

November 27, 2014
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As CNN anchor Miguel Marquez reported on “peaceful” protests in New York City supporting 18-year-old Michael Brown, the man killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, he was likely caught off guard by the chants that quickly drowned out his own voice. “This is a very peaceful protest,” he reported. “People are extremely upset though, […]

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Darren Wilson Breaks His Silence: He’s Sorry, Has Clean Conscience, But He Was Just Doing His Job

November 27, 2014
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“I know I did my job right,” says Darren Wilson in the first time he’s spoken in public since killing an unarmed teenager in August. By Matt Agorist ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos is the first to interview officer Darren Wilson since he shot and killed unarmed Michael Brown in August. Yahoo News Reports:  In television […]

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Rand Paul, Declaration Of War

November 27, 2014
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Rand Paul is in the process of drafting a bill calling for a declaration of war on the part of the U.S. against ISIS. In my view, this is a magnificent development, and Senator Paul is to be highly congratulated for this brilliant initiative of his. Surprisingly, numerous libertarians have criticized him, variously, for selling […]

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