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“This is Why the Schwabs are Fighting” on “I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee”

You may have seen recent news stories or social media posts about Raymond and Amelia Schwab and their battle...

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Judge Scolds Obama, Congress for Allowing Children to Face Deportation Without Lawyers

In an unusual call to action directed at members of Congress and the White House, a federal appeals judge in...

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#NoDAPL: Do Not Be Fooled...

#NoDAPL: Do Not Be Fooled, Obama Did Not “Stop” The Pipeline Construction

All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the...

Judge Scolds Obama, Congress for Allo...

In an unusual call to action directed at members of Congress and the White House, a federal appeals judge in...

Judge Scolds Obama, Congress for Allowing Children to Face Deportation Without Lawyers
posted on: Sep 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Police Accidentally Record Themselves...

The ACLU of Connecticut is suing state police for fabricating retaliatory criminal charges against a protester after...

Police Accidentally Record Themselves Conspiring to Fabricate Criminal Charges Against Protester
posted on: Sep 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Another Day, Another Hashtag. White P...

Awesomely Luvvie—September 21, 2016 Terence Crutcher was a father, husband, son, uncle, pastor. Terence Crutcher was...

Another Day, Another Hashtag. White People, You Gotta Get to Work NOW – Awesomely Luvvie
posted on: Sep 24, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

27 Senators Rebel Against Arming Saud...

A SENATE RESOLUTION opposing a $1.15 billion arms transfer to Saudi Arabia garnered support from 27 senators on...

27 Senators Rebel Against Arming Saudi Arabia, Obama and GOP Keep Pushing Sales
posted on: Sep 24, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo
(Video) Child Labor 40,000 Strong Working for Apple, Dell and Volkswagon in the Congo

(Video) Child Labor 40,000 Strong Working for...

posted on: Sep 21, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A recent Amnesty International report sounded the alarm on a “blood mineral” mined by Congolese children as young as seven and used in rechargeable...

Money in Politics: Wikileaks Releases More DNC Emails Revealing Government Positions for Sale to Highest Bidder

Money in Politics: Wikileaks Releases More DN...

posted on: Sep 15, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(ANTIMEDIA) Early Tuesday afternoon, interim chair of the DNC, Donna Brazile, issued a statement indicating the Democratic Party was bracing for a...

In Historic Move, California Expands Overtime to Farmworkers

In Historic Move, California Expands Overtime...

posted on: Sep 14, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. Farmworkers in the nation’s largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly...

TRUMP ORGANIZATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY: THE TIES THAT BIND A NIGHTMARE

TRUMP ORGANIZATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY: THE...

posted on: Sep 14, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

If Donald Trump is elected president, will he and his family permanently sever all connections to the Trump Organization, a sprawling business...

Presidential Wars: A New Legal Challenge

Presidential Wars: A New Legal Challenge

posted on: Sep 13, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

From World War II to the present time, presidents have exceeded constitutional and statutory authority in exercising the war power. In doing so,...

‘Supergang’ Trial Puts Chicago Court on High Alert

‘Supergang’ Trial Puts Chicago Co...

posted on: Sep 12, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A metal detector outside the courtroom. Upwards of 10 U.S. marshals inside it. The possibility of defendants wearing shackles. And an anonymous...

American Schools Embrace the Tampon

American Schools Embrace the Tampon

posted on: Sep 12, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

When students at Brown University head to their first class or hit the gym for their first workout this week, they’ll find something new in many...

#NoDAPL: Do Not Be Fooled, Obama Did Not “Stop” The Pipeline Construction

#NoDAPL: Do Not Be Fooled, Obama Did Not R...

posted on: Sep 10, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft of our children, the state violence...

(Video) Millions of Muslim Casualties In US-Led War On Terror

(Video) Millions of Muslim Casualties In US-L...

posted on: Sep 10, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  The biggest misconception about the war on terror is that it started in 2003 with the US invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. But the truth is,...

Louisiana juveniles got longer sentences after unexpected LSU football losses, study finds

Louisiana juveniles got longer sentences afte...

posted on: Sep 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Juvenile judges in Louisiana imposed longer sentences in the week after an unexpected football loss by Louisiana State University, according to a...

Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be allowed to wear their preferred cowboy attire at trial

Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be allowed t...

posted on: Sep 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be sporting their preferred cowboy look during their conspiracy trial for the seizure of a national bird...

DOJ Drops Case Against Ex-Va. Governor Bob McDonnell

DOJ Drops Case Against Ex-Va. Governor Bob Mc...

posted on: Sep 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Two years after prosecutors filed public corruption charges against former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, and two months after the U.S. Supreme...

Justice Denied: The Human Toll of America’s Public Defender Crisis

Justice Denied: The Human Toll of AmericaR...

posted on: Sep 8, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

“What if I’d had more time?” Across the US, it is the question public defenders often find themselves asking the most. Would a young, pregnant...

Policing the Police

Policing the Police

posted on: Sep 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

One of Jamie Kalven’s covenants is to always speak up, to always do something when injustice rises up. Whether it’s writing a memoir on his wife’s...

Decreasing Jury Trials Undermines the Public

Decreasing Jury Trials Undermines the Public

posted on: Sep 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The decline of federal jury trials should concern all of us who care about the fair administration of justice in the United States. In criminal...

Police Officers Sue Their Own Department for Racism, Nepotism and Negligence

Police Officers Sue Their Own Department for ...

posted on: Sep 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Two Fontana Police Department officers have filed a civil suit against the Fontana Police Department, alleging wrongdoing, racism, nepotism, and...

New IRS Rules Reflect Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

New IRS Rules Reflect Supreme Court’s S...

posted on: Sep 5, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

If the only certainties in life are death and taxes, then two U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving same-sex marriages are now certain—effective...

Tax Amnesty Offered to California Pot Shops as the Tax Problem Takes a New Turn

Tax Amnesty Offered to California Pot Shops a...

posted on: Sep 4, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Estimating that two-thirds of the medical marijuana stores in California have failed to pay sales taxes, state officials on...

Police union may boycott 49ers games over Kaepernick

Police union may boycott 49ers games over Kae...

posted on: Sep 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Santa Clara police union says its officers may stop working San Francisco 49ers’ home games amid quarterback Colin...

Brazilian Teen Travelers Detained Unlawfully in US for Weeks

Brazilian Teen Travelers Detained Unlawfully ...

posted on: Sep 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(ANTIMEDIA) The United States media seldom discusses Brazilian migration to the United States, mostly because of the relatively small number of...

11 freshmen victims in alleged Oregon hazing, coach charged

11 freshmen victims in alleged Oregon hazing,...

posted on: Sep 2, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A volunteer football coach and six players for a small town Oregon high school team face criminal charges for a hazing...

North Carolina Voting Restrictions Blocked by Supreme Court for Fall Election

North Carolina Voting Restrictions Blocked by...

posted on: Sep 2, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A U.S. Supreme Court order late Wednesday turned away North Carolina’s emergency request to let its voting restrictions take effect in time...

SEC awards $22 million to ex-Monsanto executive through whistleblower program

SEC awards $22 million to ex-Monsanto executi...

posted on: Sep 1, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A former Monsanto Co (MON.N) executive who tipped the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to accounting improprieties involving the...

Three US Allies Now Fighting Against Each Other in Northern Syria

Three US Allies Now Fighting Against Each Oth...

posted on: Aug 31, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(ANTIWAR) With America’s own war in Syria vague in both scope and end-game, they’ve been eager to amass allies that seem potentially useful toward...

Jackie Robinson: “I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag”

Jackie Robinson: “I cannot stand and sing the...

posted on: Aug 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In 1972 Jackie Robinson wrote his autobiography. In it he reflected on how he felt about his historical legacy as a baseball player, a businessman...

Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: The National Anthem Is a Celebration of Slavery

Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: Th...

posted on: Aug 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

BEFORE A PRESEASON GAME on Friday, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”...

Washington to Start Marijuana Research Defying DEA and Federal Rules

Washington to Start Marijuana Research Defyin...

posted on: Aug 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Washington state is moving ahead with its plans to allow scientific research of marijuana, sidestepping federal rules that critics say have hampered...

(Video) Jack Splitt, the teen who helped change Colorado medical pot law, has died

(Video) Jack Splitt, the teen who helped chan...

posted on: Aug 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Jack Splitt was a charmer, a flirt and a fighter for the right to open Colorado school doors for medical marijuana treatments for eligible students....

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal prosecution

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio for c...

posted on: Aug 26, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A federal judge on Friday ordered Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s office for criminal prosecution as...

Texas, Religious Groups, 4 Other States File Lawsuit Challenging Transgender Health Rule

Texas, Religious Groups, 4 Other States File ...

posted on: Aug 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Five states, led by Texas, and several nonprofit medical groups, all of which are religiously affiliated, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the...

Olympic Medalists are about to score another victory?

Olympic Medalists are about to score another ...

posted on: Aug 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

U.S. Olympic medal winners are on the verge of getting to hurdle the IRS. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced Tuesday that the House...

(Video) Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met with Hillary at State Department

(Video) Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money —...

Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man as He Tries to Communicate Using Sign Language

Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man a...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Charlotte, NC — A community and family is mourning the loss of Daniel Kevin Harris, whose life was taken this week by a State Trooper who apparently...

Wells Fargo to Pay $4M to Settle Student-Debt Practices

Wells Fargo to Pay $4M to Settle Student-Debt...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A year after publishing a report on widespread problems with the serving of student loans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached a $4...

Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender rules

Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama’...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Obama administration’s order that requires public schools to let transgender...

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of...

posted on: Aug 22, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion...

What You Need to Know About Louisiana’s Catastrophic ‘1,000-Year’ Flood

What You Need to Know About Louisiana’s Catas...

posted on: Aug 21, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

August 18, 2016   |   Josie Wales (ANTIMEDIA) Baton Rouge, La – Over 30,000 people were rescued from their homes this week as torrential downpours...

Arizona Court Releases Photos from Inside ‘freezers’ at Immigrant Processing Centers

Arizona Court Releases Photos from Inside ...

posted on: Aug 20, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  These are the ‘hieleras’: photos from inside Border Patrol’s immigrant holding centers /Univision New images from Border...

Judge Denies Bid to Depose Hillary Clinton, But Allows Written Questionnaire

Judge Denies Bid to Depose Hillary Clinton, B...

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Hillary Clinton has lost her bid to avoid answering questions in a public-records suit about her use of a private email server, but she won’t...

Death Row Exoneree Nick Yarris Speaks About Fear of 13, the Documentary Recounting His Wrongful Conviction

Death Row Exoneree Nick Yarris Speaks About F...

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

 BY ARIANA COSTAKES Nick Yarris was convicted in 1982 of a rape and murder he did not commit and was sentenced to death in Pennsylvania. He was one...

The Politics of Hemp

The Politics of Hemp

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

For nearly four decades, industrial hemp advocates have extolled the virtues of hemp (cannabis sativa, variety sativa), a plant whose cultivation is...

DOJ to Stop Contracting Private Prisons for Federal Prisoners

DOJ to Stop Contracting Private Prisons for F...

posted on: Aug 18, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at...

America Is Ignoring Another Natural Disaster Near the Gulf

America Is Ignoring Another Natural Disaster ...

posted on: Aug 18, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Wide stretches of southern Louisiana are once again flooded with more than two feet of water. Downpours have again damaged or ruined tens of...

Feds Can’t Prosecute Fully Licensed Pot Providers, 9th Circuit Rules

Feds Can’t Prosecute Fully Licensed Pot...

posted on: Aug 17, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that Congress has forbidden the U.S. Department of Justice from spending money to...

Master Chef Turns Leftovers Into Fine Dining For Brazil’s Hungry

Master Chef Turns Leftovers Into Fine Dining ...

posted on: Aug 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

It’s a soup kitchen fit for kings and queens. And that is exactly the way internationally famous chef Massimo Bottura wants it. The aim of...

Hillary Clinton Picks TPP and Fracking Advocate To Set Up Her White House

Hillary Clinton Picks TPP and Fracking Advoca...

posted on: Aug 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

TWO BIG ISSUES dogged Hillary Clinton during the Democratic primary: the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) and fracking. She had a...

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