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Name: Mean Green
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Hometown: Hell, MI
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Civil rights group condemns move to block Trump inauguration protests

Source: france24

A civil rights group on Wednesday urged US officials to free up Washington landmarks for thousands of people planning protests around the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump.

The Washington-based Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) said the National Park Service (NPS) had handed over control of sites such as the Lincoln Memorial to the private committee overseeing Trump’s inauguration “weeks” before and after the ceremony on January 20.

That move has left at least a dozen protest groups without prime venues, a violation of Americans’ constitutional rights, fund officials said. The Lincoln Memorial is a symbolic reminder as the site of 1960s protests for civil rights and against the Vietnam War.

The National Park Service “has done a massive land grab inhibiting all those who want to exercise their right to free speech,” Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, a constitutional rights lawyer and PCJF executive director, said at a news conference.

Read more: http://www.france24.com/en/20161209-usa-trump-inauguration-protests-civil-rights-group-condemn-womens-march-washington

Michigan absentee balloting up 19% so far compared to 2012

A total of 724,599 absentee ballots had been received by Michigan election clerks as of Monday morning, a 19 percent increase over 2012 at this point in the election cycle, according to the Michigan Secretary of State's office.

"We don't know if that means more people are voting overall this year or just more are voting earlier," said Fred Woodhams, spokesman for the office.

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/11/michigan_absentee_balloting_up.html

The FBI half ass, distorted announcement today is lacking supstance

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy



Will be showing in DC FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

http://thebestdemocracymoneycanbuy.com/

PBS Best of Enemies, Its 1968 & Gore Vidal Vs William F. Buckley

Legendary nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, defined a new era of public discourse in the media, the moment TV’s political ambition shifted from narrative to spectacle.



Full video can be found here until Nov. 2 or on Roku

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/videos/best-enemies-full-film/

'Shackles' off: Trump calls Paul Ryan a 'very weak and ineffective leader'

Source: USA Today

Another day, another dispute between the Republican presidential nominee and the Republican Speaker of the House.

"Our very weak and ineffective leader, Paul Ryan, had a bad conference call where his members went wild at his disloyalty," Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday.

Our very weak and ineffective leader, Paul Ryan, had a bad conference call where his members went wild at his disloyalty.
9:05 AM - 11 Oct 2016

It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to.
10:00 AM - 11 Oct 2016



Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/10/11/donald-trump-paul-ryan-twitter/91889198/



New Tweet from the twit:

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 30m30 minutes ago
The very foul mouthed Sen. John McCain begged for my support during his primary (I gave, he won), then dropped me over locker room remarks!

Actress Shailene Woodley arrested during pipeline protest

Source: BBC

US actress Shailene Woodley has been arrested during a protest in North Dakota against a huge oil pipeline project that will cross four states.

Her arrest at a construction site happened as she was broadcasting the protest, which involved more than 200 people, on Facebook Live.

Police say she was one of 27 people arrested on charges of criminal trespass and engaging in a riot.

In the Facebook Live footage, Ms Woodley, 24, said she had been walking peacefully back to her vehicle when "they grabbed me by my jacket and said that I wasn't allowed to continue... and they have giant guns and batons and zip ties and they are not letting me go".



Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37614797

Russia Withdraws From Plutonium Disposal Treaty

Source: The New York Times

MOSCOW — Saying relations with the United States have deteriorated into a “radically changed environment” of threat and instability, President Vladimir V. Putin withdrew Russia on Monday from a plutonium disposal treaty that was one of the framework nuclear disarmament deals of the early post-Cold War period.

The treaty, signed in 2000, required Russia and the United States to destroy military stockpiles of plutonium, the radioactive material used in some bomb cores, in a deal presented as yet another step away from nuclear doomsday.

The deal has no bearing on the numbers of nuclear weapons deployed by Russia or the United States. Instead, it concerns 34 tons of plutonium in storage in each country that might go into a future arsenal.

Still, the abrogation signals that the nuclear agreements that accompanied the breakup of the Soviet Union and were to lead the world back from the hair-trigger brink of atomic conflict could be open to revision, as Russia’s relations with the West sour on a range of disputes today, including Syria and Ukraine and the Kremlin’s interference in the domestic politics of Western democracies.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/04/world/europe/russia-plutonium-nuclear-treaty.html?_r=0



Russia up's the Cold War. I'm sure his KBG agents Trump and Julian ASSange will be happy with this news

Live feed of security, police radio traffic outside the RNC

a different perspective of the RNC circus.

http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/23204/web

Pigs of War by Black Sabbath

After celebrating another 4th we still find ourselves in a decades long state of war. Not a big Black Sabbath fan but they pretty much nailed it.

Politicians hide themselves away,
They only started the war.
Why should they go out to fight,
They leave that role to the poor.

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