Where did the myth originate? InfoWars.com. If you recognize that name, it’s because it’s the website of psychotic pro-gun conservative Alex Jones.
The GOP is forcing massive, unnecessary budget cuts that are having all kinds of unintended consequences. Chalk this one up under ‘Ultimate Irony.’
by Deborah Montesano •
Lou Barletta, doesn’t give a bleep that other Republicans are starting to evolve on immigration issues. He will continue to fight the 14th Amendment.
by McAllister •
One of the main stumbling blocks is the development of data from mental health sources…25 states have submitted fewer than 100 mental health records; six have reported zero.
by Lorraine Devon Wilke •
‘It’s rare for a government agency to recommend users completely disable a software program because of a security threat. ‘
by Colby Hess •
If you’re not harming anyone else then what possible basis can there be for restricting anyone’s rights or freedoms to do as they wish?
Today, the White House is stepping up on behalf of undocumented immigrants.
by Deborah Montesano •
Florida has answered the Department of Justice’s demand that the state stop its purge of voter rolls, and the answer is, ‘No.’
by Winning Progressive •
For this weekend’s reading list we have stories on the impressive scope of President Obama’s achievements, the $635 billion we have wasted militarizing police forces, why full employment is good for the working class, why environmental funders need to focus on building a grassroots movement, and a debunking of climate deniers.
by Nurse Pam •
The Department of Defense spent about $721 BILLION in fiscal 2011, of which approximately $159 billion was slated for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. When you include Homeland Security and numerous operations that are supposed to be keeping us safe, this equals to nearly 50% of America’s annual spending budget.
by The Progressive Cop •
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is heartbroken that Homeland Security took back any authority they had given his agency to assist in the enforcement of federal immigration laws. On December 21, 2011, a right wing group calling themselves Southwest Border Sheriffs posted video on their site showing Arpaio questioning federal resolve and methodology in enforcing federal law.
by Debi Johnson-Champ •
As we approach the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act this month, I reflect on a decade of unparallelled achievements by the TSA.