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Romanian Man Jumps From a Balcony In The Romanian Parliament

December 24, 2010 Leave a comment
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Wikileaks Leaker Bradley Manning Has Been ‘Tortured’ Since May 2010 In A Military Prison

December 17, 2010 1 comment

DeathAndTaxesMag –  Manning has spent the last five months detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia—before that he spent two months in a military jail in Kuwait, all the while facing conditions that constitute cruel and inhumane treatment and even torture. Manning was charged with the unauthorized use and disclosure of U.S. classified information.

In an article for Salon, Glenn Greenwald reports that interviews with several sources familiar with the conditions of Manning’s detention, including Lt. Brian Villiard, a Quantico brig Officer, confirmed that the accused leaker is subject to detention conditions likely to create long-term psychological injuries. Continue Reading…

 

Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning, private first class soldier for the United States Army, is the soldier who leaked the “Collateral Murder” video, the Granai airstrike video, and 250,000 diplomatic cables to the Wikileaks website.

The intelligence analyst has been detained by the U.S military since May of 2010 and has spent the last 5 months at the U.S Marine Corps Brig in Quantico, Virginia.

Bradley Manning is homosexual and reportedly felt isolated under the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

He has been denied the right to exercise, held in solitary confinement for 23 hours of the day, and his mental and physical health have been deteriorating because of this abuse.

 

Republican Congressman Ron Paul Defends Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange On The House Floor

December 12, 2010 1 comment

Republican Congressman Ron Paul begins his speech in Congress by defending Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange.

Ron Paul then talks about the Pentagon Papers. The Pentagon Papers were top-secret U.S Department of Defense documents regarding our political-military involvement with Vietnam and its neighbors from 1945-1967.

Ron Paul the Libertarian

 

 

Wesley Snipes Explains Why He Should Not Go To Jail On Larry King Live

December 8, 2010 1 comment

Wesley Snipes is expected to report to prison on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. He was found guilty of not paying taxes. The IRS claims he owes them over a $1 million dollars.

 

Wesley Snipes as a gangster in Brooklyn’s Finest

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Surrenders To Authorities In London To Face Rape Charges

December 7, 2010 Leave a comment

CNN – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed himself over to police Tuesday, promptly appeared in court where he was denied bail, and left for jail in a police van.

Julian Assange surrenders to London authorities to face rape charges.

A judge will now decide whether to extradite him to Sweden to face questioning over allegations he had sexual relations with two women without their consent. He has not been charged with a crime. Continue Reading…

Julian Assange, the founder of the infamous Wikileaks website, has been arrested after surrendering to London police.

He was denied bail because he is an obvious flight risk. England will attempt to extradite him to Sweden to face rape charges.

The political prisoner is accused of raping two women over a year ago. Officially, he has been charged with two counts of sexual molestation, one count of rape, and one count of sexual coercion.

According to the San Fransisco Chronicle,  Assange had consensual sex with 2 ‘activist’ women who were attracted to him because of his rebel, ‘activist’ ways. The second women he slept with says the condom broke during sex and Assange didn’t stop. The first women says they had sex without a condom.

The arrest comes on the heels of a new, damaging Wikileaks cable that was released yesterday. The “Clinton cable” release details places around the world that are important to the National Security of the United States.

Native Americans & Black Farmers Compensated With $4.2 Billion Dollars By The U.S Congress For Discrimination

December 1, 2010 2 comments

CBS News – The House on Tuesday passed landmark legislation to pay for some $4.6 billion in settlements with American Indians and black farmers who say they faced discrimination and mistreatment from the government.

Iowa Republican Steve King

Lawmakers voted 256-152 to send the measure to President Barack Obama, whose administration brokered the settlements over the past year. Continue Reading…

Congress has passed a bill to settle discrimination and mistreatment cases filed against them on behalf of Native Americans and Black Farmers.

The Black Farmers were given $1.2 billion dollars from a lawsuit that was settled 11 years ago in 1999.

Native Americans were given $3.4 billion dollars for Indian water-rights violations and royalties owed to them.

Iowa Republican Steve King expressed resentment towards the legislation. He compared the settlements to ‘slavery reparations’.

Steve King’s exact words were “We are not gonna pay slavery reparations in the United States Congress…That war’s been fought. That was over a century ago. That debt was paid for in blood and it was paid for in the blood of a lot of Yankees, especially. And there’s no reparations for the blood that paid for the sin of slavery.”

Oklahoma Constitutional Amendment Banning Shariah Law Blocked

November 29, 2010 1 comment

NY Times – An Oklahoma constitutional amendment aimed at stopping the use of Islamic law in its courts was dealt a serious blow on Monday when a federal judge temporarily blocked the state from putting it into effect.

Sharia Law is the sacred law of Islam 

The amendment would forbid state judges from considering Islamic or international law in their decisions. Known as State Question 755, the measure passed with 70 percent of the vote during the Republican landslide on Nov. 2, and has generated bitter debate. Continue Reading…

Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange of the Federal District Court in Oklahoma City granted a preliminary injunction against a constitutional amendment that stops the use of Islamic Law in Oklahoma courts.

The amendment passed when 70% of Oklahoma voters voted in favor of State Question 755 during the midterm elections held on Nov. 2, 2010.

Scott Broughton, an assistant attorney general for the state, has said the amendment is not intended to infringe on anyone’s religion.

He claims the amendment is meant to prohibit Judges from using legal principles of other nations and cultures.

 

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