College Board bars AP Government from teaching US Constitution and US wars

I have been removed from the Advanced Placement (AP) Government listserve for documenting US Constitution promises compared with these recent US ‘laws’ and actions: assassination of Americans upon the non-reviewable dictate of the president, control-drown/waterboarding anyone dictated as a “terrorist” despite all US and international case law finding this to be torture, NDAA 2012 and 2006 Military Commissions Act that […]

Leading Veterans Groups Endorse Senator Webb’s Bipartisan Legislation to Preserve Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

Abuses by some for-profit schools put landmark veterans’ education program at risk For-profit colleges and universities are part and parcel of the booming and increasingly accelerating private ownership of the educational means of production in the United States and abroad.  For-profit colleges and universities have managed to wrangle 12 percent of all college students in […]

Is the US headed for martial law?

  Quite a few weapons from the US military are going to police departments throughout the US.  Benjamin Carlson at The Daily reports on a little known endeavor called the “1033 Program” that gave more than $500 million of military gear to U.S. police forces in 2011.  This upswing coincides with an increasingly military-like style […]

Many forms of Occupy protests subjected to new bill making protests illegal

A bill passed last week in the US House of Representatives and the Senate would make it a felony to participate in many forms of protest associated with the Occupy Wall Street protests of last year. Several commentators have dubbed it the “anti-Occupy” law, but its implications are far broader. The bill — H.R. 347, […]

The Heartland Institute: Leaked Document Details “Operation Angry Badger” in Wisconsin

According to journalist Bill Glauber of the Journal Sentinel out of Wisconsin, a Chicago-based free-market think tank has prepared a strategy to sway the recall debate in Wisconsin in favor of Governor Walker and the reactionary corporatists.  This includes detailing “the shortcomings of public schools,” according to leaked documents that appeared this week on the […]

Virginia declares “emperor has no clothes”: nullifies NDAA

Virginia’s Senate voted today (39-1) to nullify NDAA 2012 provisions to seize American citizens at the dictate of the federal executive branch. They joined the House’s 96-4 vote. Do an Internet news search for this story (like this); you won’t find any corporate media coverage. This is what Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld meant with Information Operations […]

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death: 2012 NDAA is "law"

video at source. The following “artistic liberty” is from Patrick Henry’s 1775 speech  after ten years of his government’s violations of  constitutional rights. The speech followed the first government attempts to use a standing army to disarm Americans. A standing army was in explicit violation of the English Bill of Rights. NDAA 2012 (National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2012) […]

We the People Support Occupy Wall Street; Why Doesn’t Congress?

S. Paul Forrest For too long, We the People have sat back while the governmental representatives of our nation have initiated fiscal policies to appease the donors of their campaign drives while taking away from our social services.  It is not difficult in this money driven world we live in to understand how indifferent the […]

Occupy This: US History exposes the 1%’s crimes, then and now. 3 of 6

source: Carl Herman Occupy Wall Street (and nationwide) has three emerging objectives: Public recognition of the 1%’s crimes, centering on war and money. End war and money crimes that annually kill millions, injure billions, and loot trillions of our dollars. Build a brighter future for 100% of humanity, centering on full constructive employment and the creation of money […]

BAMN praises the signing of part of the California Dream Act into law

   Governor Brown has signed AB 130! Now Fight for Passage of AB 131!  The bill gives undocumented students access to private scholarships and signifies a step forward in ending the second-class treatment of undocumented youth in the state of California. “The bill is an important victory for our movement and represents an acknowledgement by theState […]