Former News of the World Reporter: 'Privacy Is for... →
reagan-was-a-horrible-president: newcityinthefuture: nebraska-admiral: So an awful News Corp dude (Brian McMullen) said (Duh) awful stuff about why they were perfectly in the right to hack people’s bullshit. Anyway, his defense was this: “In 21 years of invading people’s privacy I’ve never actually come across anyone who’s been doing any good. Privacy is the space bad people need to do bad...
Doctors in emergency rooms have no right to refuse to provide medical care to...– Erin Gloria Ryan, “Nurses Fight For Their Right To Refuse Women Care”, Jezebel. (emphasis mine)
Montreal police use UV tattoos on arrested #occupy... →
youthiswasted: An Occupy Montreal protester’s hand is shown under UV light after being marked by police. (Credit: Nina Haigh/Facebook) Occupy protesters in Montreal were dismayed to find they had been marked by police with a special ink that is only visible in UV light after being arrested during a raid of Victoria Square Friday. Police told CTV Montreal they borrowed the technique...
"One of the painful truths about the United States... →
Senate Votes To Let Military Detain Americans... →
steampunkanachronism: …the first to be detained indefinitely should be members of the Senate that voted for this. This is what the veto is for.
#OccupyLA and #OccupyPhilly being raided
cognitivedissonance: Over 900 officers in riot gear headed to #OccupyLA now, booking and processing staged at Dodgers Stadium. Video here and here #OccupyPhilly livestream is down. Police are reported to be staged at the Art Museum.
[TW: rape culture] If we teach women that there are only certain ways they...– Harriet J on Another post about rape (via archenemies) Oh my god, this. All of this. (via one-bite-at-a-time) I will reblog this every time it crosses my dash. I’m always facing unbelievable amounts of nastiness from guys when I don’t flirt back, and sometimes it’s just like, fine, I don’t have...
Pax Americana: THIS BLOG IS NOT RON PAUL FRIENDLY. →
paxamericana: Ron Paul wants to define life as starting at conception, build a fence along the US-Mexico border, prevent the Supreme Court from hearing cases on the Establishment Clause or the right to privacy, permitting the return of sodomy laws and the like (a bill which he has repeatedly re-introduced), pull out of the UN, disband NATO, end birthright citizenship, deny federal funding to any...
Inertia has switched sides in the battle. Inertia had been our problem, we...– Barney Frank explains why the Super Committee failure is good news for liberals (via thesoapboxschtick )
The 99 Percent Declaration →
occupychulavista: Elect one man and one woman from each of the 435 congressional districts in March 2012 plus six delegates from Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Territories. between March 2012 and July 2012, these delegates will draft a list of grievances. all 876 delegates shall meet as a national general assembly for five days the week of july 4, 2012 in Philadelphia.V allow the...
Liberals got women the right to vote. Liberals got African Americans the right...– Matt Santos - on “The West Wing” (via angiepants)
Occupy Wall Street versus the Tea Party
cognitivedissonance: Just a few stats on the two movements…