PROGRESSIVE VOICES: SPECIAL GUEST BLOG

NESTLE MAKES THE VERY BEST

 While Californians face one of the worst droughts in history (What global climate change?), the Neslte corporation is doing what capitalist companies do best – exploiting natural resources for maximum profit.  This time, it’s water.  California citizens are facing stringent water consumption restrictions, but that’s not stopping Nestle from sucking out the aquifers for it’sContinue Reading

News Sites Get Duped By Satire About Bachmann 'Americanization' Camps

Source Feed, Several news outlets and liberal blogs were fooled this weekend by a faux-news item that claimed Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) had advocated “Americanization” camps for undocumented migrant children. Read More →, News Sites Get Duped By Satire About Bachmann 'Americanization' Camps, , Catherine Thompson, , Powered by WPeMatico

Federal Judge Rules Against DC Ban On Carrying Guns

Source Feed, By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A federal judge struck down the nation’s last complete prohibition on carrying guns outside the home, declaring the District of Columbia’s strict handgun ban unconstitutional. The ruling by a federal judge in New York, announced late Saturday, is the latest blow to the decades-long gunContinue Reading

One Man Is Standing Up To Rhode Island Beach Town's Shave Ice Ban

Source Feed, WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents. Read More →, One Man Is Standing Up ToContinue Reading

Blackwater Guards Accuse Gov't Of Suppressing Evidence In Killing Of Iraqis

Source Feed, WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. Read More →, Blackwater Guards Accuse Gov't Of Suppressing Evidence In Killing Of Iraqis, , Pete Yost, , Powered byContinue Reading