Conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and liberal Senators Edward Markey, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren all agree: "qualified immunity" protection from civil suits needs revision. The Senators' bill - S.492 -"eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights." Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees … Continue reading Clarence Thomas and Elizabeth Warren agree “qualified immunity” must be fixed
Millions of Americans have died because they couldn't afford to pay for prescription drugs that might have saved their lives, and millions more stay in horrible jobs just to hold on to company/worker sickness insurance. How the dangerous gamble to not take an expensive drug evolves: You don't have health insurance and are diagnosed with … Continue reading House weasel Scott Peters voted for hopeless bill to cut drug prices, but was just faking it for votes
The Senate has decided you have no right to privacy on your "private" phone or email. They can also examine the web sites you visit, keystrokes and clicks, all browsing and Internet searches. If fed watchers might wonder why you get spam, especially goofy emails of millions from Nigerian ministers, how will you respond? Even … Continue reading Feds approve right to watch everything you do on Internet!
Corporate-favored candidate Hillary Clinton and senior socialist Senator Bernie Sanders didn't make peace after Donald Trump's 2016 victory, and like the mongoose and the snake, their war never seems to end. The former First Lady of Arkansas blasted the former Vermont high school miler with a brutal video (see below) last week, delivered by John … Continue reading Bernie Sanders refuses allegiance to corporate CAP and Hillary’s anti-populist team is seething
Senator Tom Cotton (R-ARK) recently challenged the perpetual talking point used to rationalize taking away American jobs to give them to H-2B Visa holders. A lot of the arguments for this kind of program boil down to this: No American worker will do that job. That is a lie. It is a lie. There is … Continue reading Trump team allows INCREASE in Visas to take away our jobs and keep America from being “great” again
A high ranking U.S. official, suggested on Sunday that the missiles fired by Houthis at the destroyer USS Mason on three attacks, while it was in the Gulf of Aden, were provided by Iran. Senator John McCain and others strongly agreed. The failed missile attack from Iranian-backed rebel-held territory in Yemen came as news reports … Continue reading USS Mason jarred by Iranian missiles, despite our State Department approving $150 billion to Iran
As voters ponder their candidates for President, Bernie Sanders was asked this past week to release more than just one year of tax returns and Donald Trump hasn't released any recent years', because of an IRS audit. However, if you are into examining tax returns, why not review the 2013 Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton … Continue reading At Last, Clinton Foundation Tax Return for 2013 allows you to examine how organization operates
Don't believe every headline, but there may be truth to the one on this blog. The reason? There's many a happy smile in places like Iran, now that one of our Presidential candidates has joined Noam Chomsky's cult - the one that uses propaganda to express hate, not just signs in Arabic like "Death to … Continue reading Arab League and Hamas endorse Bernie Sanders!