Monday, September 26, 2022

VIDEO: The Worst Trade Deal You Never Heard Of

Robert Reich explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership and gives reason to say “no” to fast-tracking. The deal is bad for the vast majority of Americans, watch and see why.

Hair-Raising Hypocrisy

The long saga of Isis Brantley, a hair stylist from Texas, who was arrested for braiding hair without a barber’s license, has come to an end nearly 20 years later. A court has ruled that the state’s actions were unconstitutional—and shameful, abusive and silly.

Open Letter to John McCain: Get Out of Washington, You Low-Life Scum

In an open letter to Senator McCain, Carl Gibson writes, "either resign now with some semblance of dignity, or prepare to be thrown out of office in 2016." It's time we see some fresh faces in Washington who will stop doing damage to veterans and working people.

The Tragedy of being a Girl in India

Due to the fact that girls are seen as an economic burden and boys a source of income, girl babies have been aborted and murdered in their millions in India. Adolescent and adult females are treated no better. These corrupt social practices need to end.

New Saudi King to Obama: Lower-Price Oil Policy Won’t Change

Oil prices continue to plummet, hurting states in the U.S. such as North Dakota, where fractured petroleum can't compete with the prices. Yet, King Salman refuses to change the policy or give up Saudi Arabia's oil market share.

Not Lovin’ It

McDonald's new ad campaign is trying to tap into people’s emotions linking their positive feelings of love with the Golden Arches. Maybe it would be better served to ask the workers about the “love” they’re getting from McDonald’s.

Enbridge Gets Another Federal Tar Sands Crude Pipeline Permit as Senate Debates Keystone XL

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a permit to lay a tar sands crude pipeline from Illinois to Indiana. Environmental groups are doing all they can to stop it by requesting a full National Environmental Policy Act review for Enbridge's proposal.

The Real Threat to America (Hint: It’s Not Socialism)

The Koch brothers have plans to spend close to $900 million in 2016 to keep Republicans in control of Congress and hopefully get a conservative as president. Is their threat "intent upon seizing power in a nonviolent coup?"

A Whining Wall Street Banker Pleads for Pity

JP Morgan is facing another multi-billion dollar fine for massive illegalities. But why is John Pierpont Morgan whining about the most recent fine? He's never actually had to pay the price and go to jail.

FBI Arrests Cop on Charges of Police Brutality and Falsifying Records

Officer Domenico Lillo has been accused of the "use of excessive force and falsifying records in order to cover up their actions" in various lawsuits, but was never convicted. Lillo now faces up to 30 years in prison after he was arrested by the FBI for deprivation of civil rights.