One of the most significant developments in the U.S. is the rapidly and severely...– Glenn Greenwald (via azspot)
Flight Attendant Gets Fired For Saying She... →
A Compass Airlines flight attendant, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), was terminated on Thursday after publicly revealing she qualified for foods stamps. Despite a full-time schedule, flight attendant Kirsten Arianejad was recently featured in a local television interview announcing that she had been approved for food stamps in order compensate for her low...
Tea Party candidate’s company seeks bankruptcy... →
Tea Party candidate’s company seeks bankruptcy protection
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Court tosses conviction of Arizona man who left... →
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has tossed out the conviction of an Arizona man who left water jugs in the desert for migrants passing through. Two years ago, a U.S. Magistrate in Tucson found Daniel Millis guilty of littering during a bench trial. Millis and the faith-based aid group No More Deaths had regularly helped illegal immigrants by offering them food, water and medical aid....
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear....– Dalai Lama (via kari-shma)
Netherlands to Close Prisons: Not Enough Criminals →
azspot: For years prohibitionists, including our own Drug Enforcement Administration, have claimed — falsely — that the tolerant marijuana policies of the Netherlands have made that nation a nest of crime and drug abuse. They may have trouble wrapping their little brains around this: The Dutch government is getting ready to close eight prisons because they don’t have enough criminals to fill...
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the “first round of...– Koch Industries Applies For Federal Funds From Health Care Law It Opposes (via ryking)
The richest 1% took $7 of every $100 of America’s income in 1980. They have...– Top 10 Reasons for Higher Taxes on the Top 1% | CommonDreams.org (via robot-heart-politics)