Obama Makes It Official: Suspected Terrorists Can... →
From the Atlantic Wire: Today I have signed into law H.R. 1540, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.” I have signed the Act chiefly because it authorizes funding for the defense of the United States and its interests abroad, crucial services for service members and their families, and vital national security programs that must be renewed. In hundreds of separate...
Thousands leave GoDaddy over registrar's support... →
Thousands of website domains were transferred on Thursday from the Internet’s top registrar Go Daddy as part of a colossal campaign against the service for its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act.
This story is about my two friends Laura and... →
MILFORD, NH – The camera crews have left, and the television screen has gone dark. But now more than six weeks after Richanne and Laura Petrigno shared their lives with a national audience, their story continues, growing more uncertain by the day. The Milford couple, who welcomed their daughter Logan in July, told the story of their pregnancy earlier this fall on an episode of “Secretly...
Golden Rave / Sadness Saturn split now available! →
the Golden Raven (solo project from dude of Ash Borer / White Manna / Servile Sect) and Sadness Saturn split cassette is available now. you can get it here: http://www.handmadebirds.com/store/ its a sweet transparent purple cassette with an amazing layout by Jon Clue! cheers!
NSA wire taps on U.S. citizenry phone lines + more... →
U.S. Court Upholds Telecom Immunity for Surveillance (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals panel on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of a federal law that grants immunity to telecommunications companies that assist the U.S. government in conducting surveillance of American citizens. Several lawsuits filed in the wake of revelations about warrantless wiretapping alleged that telecom companies...
Occupy protester 'banned' from flight home for... →
From Independent UK A member of the Occupy London protests was stopped from boarding his flight home for Christmas after he was found carrying anarchist literature, it has been claimed. The demonstrator, who is part of the group occupying the empty UBS building dubbed the “Bank of Ideas”, said he was told he would not be allowed on the Ryanair flight to Malaga because the pilot...
Anyone have a set list
From Corrosion of Conformity in Boston last night? Slayed so hard.
Haul uh days
John Fahey - Blind Joe Death LP Sun Ra and his Arkestra - Super Sonic Jazz LP Lightnin’ Hopkins - Lightnin’ Strikes LP FxPxOx / Seein’ Red split 12” LP Various Artists - Thrash of the Titans vol. II LP - w/ Riistetyt, Contrasto, Armistice, El Nudo, 9 Shocks Terror, Nailed Down, F.P.O., Vitamin X, Deride, Let’s Grow, Voetsek, Ruido, Swarrrm Deafhaven - Roads to...
Arizona bans history books — RT →
A judge in Arizona has decided to make a Mexican American history program taught in the Tucson Unified School District just that: history. According to Judge Lewis D Kowal, the program is in violation of state law.
Fear of Girls ep 1
Keeping Students From the Polls →
Next fall, thousands of students on college campuses will attempt to register to vote and be turned away. Sorry, they will hear, you have an out-of-state driver’s license. Sorry, your college ID is not valid here. Sorry, we found out that you paid out-of-state tuition, so even though you do have a state driver’s license, you still can’t vote. Political leaders should be encouraging young...
The FDA Thinks It's Totally Cool For Us To Eat... →
The report, conducted by non-governmental scientists, says that 53 percent of Gulf shrimp samples tested revealed “levels above concern” of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Some cases showed carcinogenic levels up to 10,000 times more than what is considered safe. This leaves pregnant women, children and big seafood eaters at risk to develop issues stemming...
College Debt? Where is your Sugar Daddy? — RT →
College students graduated to one of the highest unemployment rates for grads in US history this year. They are on average burdened with over 25,000 dollars in debt.
cindries asked: Hey, do you know the name of the dock in Trinidad? help me out? Lol my dad grew up there, and I'm struggling to remember the name...
Think Progress: 11 Facts From 2011 →
think-progress: 1. The CIA is monitoring up to 5 million tweets per day. 2. Income inequality in America is worse than in Ancient Rome. 3. Twenty-three straight polls find Americans overwhelmingly want to raise taxes to pay down debt. 4. 68% of millionaires support raising taxes on millionaires. 5. Wall Street’s recession cost 1.5 million times more than securing Occupy Wall Street...
New Agreement Between the United States and Europe... →
anticapitalist: The European Parliament will vote soon on an agreement to formalize US procedures for retaining and providing EU based Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of EU and US citizens traveling into, out of, and through the United States. The agreement will determine how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be able to use the broad swath of sensitive PNR information that is...
Sexiness in gaming…if you feel...
Dolphin Star Temple Mystery School just recorded a demo. Check out this cool track, “Cool Dad.”
TSA to start searching ground transportation →
FDA Withdraws Proposal To Limit Livestock... →
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday its withdrawal of a decades-old proposal to limit the use of antibiotics in animal feed, a move experts say could have dire implications for public health. Experts warn the common and often unnecessary practice is decreasing the effectiveness of antibiotics in human medicine and increasing the deadly threat of Methicillin-resistant...
CIA won’t disclose involvement in OWS crackdowns —... →
rtamerica: With demonstrators suspecting governmental assistance in the crackdowns clobbering Occupy Wall Street encampments, the CIA is trying to distance itself from divulging any incriminating evidence regarding their role in the raids.