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Ben Carson: Slaves Were ‘Immigrants’ in ‘Land of Dreams and Opportunity’

Ben Carson: Slaves Were ‘Immigrants’ in ‘Land of Dreams and Opportunity’

Newly-confirmed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made his agency debut by calling slaves “immigrants” whose..

March 6, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

The US government’s export credit agency has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed financing over the past..

February 27, 2017 with 1 Comment
Ex-CIA Agent Sabrina De Sousa, Convicted in Italy Rendition Case, Arrested in Portugal

Ex-CIA Agent Sabrina De Sousa, Convicted in Italy Rendition Case, Arrested in Portugal

A former Central Intelligence Agency agent wanted in Italy after being convicted of illegally kidnapping an Egyptian cleric who was sent to..

February 24, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

The White House said on Friday it would not immediately appeal a federal appeals court ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s..

February 11, 2017 with 0 Comments
Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

The Trump administration has drafted an executive order suspending regulation of the trade in conflict minerals, including “blood..

February 10, 2017 with 1 Comment
‘Constitutional Crisis’: Border Agents Defy Judges’ Orders on Trump Muslim Nation Visa Ban

‘Constitutional Crisis’: Border Agents Defy Judges’ Orders on Trump Muslim Nation Visa Ban

In what one congressman called a “constitutional crisis,” US border agents are reportedly defying federal court rulings and..

January 29, 2017 with 0 Comments
Permanent US Residents Included in Trump’s Muslim Nation Visa Ban

Permanent US Residents Included in Trump’s Muslim Nation Visa Ban

Permanent United States residents — holders of so-called green cards — are included in President Donald Trump’s executive order..

January 28, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Escalating Secret War in Somalia

US Escalating Secret War in Somalia

The Obama administration is quietly escalating the covert US-led war against al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia, deploying hundreds of Special..

October 18, 2016 with 1 Comment
Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

For the seventh straight year, President Barack Obama has granted waivers from the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) to nations..

October 3, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Silent After American, Western Aid Workers Attacked, Raped by US-Backed South Sudan Troops

Obama Silent After American, Western Aid Workers Attacked, Raped by US-Backed South Sudan Troops

On Monday, Human Rights Watch and the Associated Press reported that a South Sudanese journalist was shot dead last month and..

August 18, 2016 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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