Monthly Archives: May 2014

Edible Flowers: Slap Ya Mama Spice Mix

by GENE HOWINGTON To those who know me, it comes as no surprise that blackened fish or chicken and in general Cajun and Creole cooking are part of the wheelhouse.  It also comes as no surprise that when it comes … Continue reading

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“Collect It All”: Amy Goodman Talks with Glenn Greenwald about NSA Bugging Tech Hardware, Economic Espionage & Spying on U.N. on Democracy Now!

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro On Tuesday, Glenn Greenwald’s new book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State was published. According to Democracy Now!, the book contains “dozens of previously secret NSA documents” that include … Continue reading

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McCutcheon, Citizens United, the Supreme Court, and “The United States of John Roberts”

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Back in November of 2010, I wrote an article for Res Ipsa Loquitor titled Citizens United Ruling Brings on “Tsunami of Sewer Money.” In it, I quoted a question posed by Joe Conason in a Salon article he … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Truther Steals Peace Sign from Playground Honoring the Memory of Newtown Shooting Victim

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Conspiracy theories abound in this country. The conspiracy theorists that people are probably most familiar with are the 9/11 truthers and the Obama birthers. What I hadn’t been aware of until recently was the existence of a … Continue reading

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The Politicization of SCOTUS

Submitted by Gene Howington The following is an excerpt from an NYT opinion piece about the manifest political division in the Robert’s Supreme Court. This long standing problem in a branch of government that is, by Constitutional charter, not allowed … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Corruption, Democracy, Equal Rights, Free Speech, Hypocrisy, Jurisprudence, Justice, Oligarchy, Politics, Psychology, SCOTUS, United States | 14 Comments

Wayne LaPierre and the NRA’s Mission to Terrify America (With a Mark Fiore Video)

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Ana Marie Cox wrote a couple of articles about the NRA for The Guardian in late April—at the time of the organization’s annual convention in Indianapolis. Cox said that the NRA “doesn’t spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Cliven Bundy, Patrolling Militia Groups in Nevada, and Sovereign Citizens

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article titled Sean Hannity, Jon Stewart, and That Racist, Gun Totin’ Welfare Queen Cliven Bundy. I thought I’d write a follow-up post after reading about what has been going … Continue reading

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