“Waging state terror worldwide. At home and abroad. Big Brother is real. Watching everyone. With technological ease. Trampling on fundamental rights. Leaving no one safe anywhere. Threatening free speech. A free press. Free thought. Intellectual inquiry.”
The Trans Pacific Partnership Agree is NAFTA on Steroids. It must be stopped. Obama, trade representatives of participating nations and 600 corporate advisers have been negotiating in secret for 4 years and have NOT kept our Congress notified of draft negotiations. This is totally unacceptable.
Innocent people are on death row and innocent people have been put to death.
These are irreversible tragedies. A recent study concludes that 4% of people on death row in America are not guilty. Since 1973, 144 prisoners on death row have been found to be innocent of the crimes for which they were convicted.
The rich are getting incredibly richer. The biggest
corporations pay little or no taxes (hiding money
offshore, or blatantly stashing $2.5 trillion right
here in the U.S.), the cost of higher education
is increasingly out of range of many in the middle
class (unless they go eyeball deep in debt),
employer-paid health care and pensions are disappearing…
Vintage Balance Scaleand so is the middle class. That’s just FACTS,
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Real News… http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/2015/March
Sanders joined Barbara Lee and John Conyers to vote for HR 282, the Iran Freedom Support Act — which bears a striking resemblance to the resolutions that set up the framework for the war on Iraq.
“I’ve had enough of bad trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP] that trade U.S. jobs to the lowest bidder and increase the power of multinational corporations and Wall Street over our democracy.
What Hillary Clinton did to Libya is a crime on a scale rivaled only by the crimes of the Bush administration in Iraq – and there is a definite parallel in the methodology of the criminals.
On January 15, 2015, Rep. Lori Saine, introduced a bill that would make up the first steps to stop indefinite detention without due process under the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act in the state of Colorado.