So much for “state rights”
In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision.
Corporate prostitutes strike again. The internet is a public good, it’s time to make it a non profit entity in te hands of the public! #nationalize the internet!
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal its landmark net neutrality protections, capping off a months-long campaign by the agency’s Republicans to deregulate the broadband industry.
“While promoting themselves as champions of human rights on individual popular issues (such as Gay Marriage), our fundamental and most basic rights to unionize, control our fertility, engage in the political system, blow the whistle, receive a fair trial, and be protected from government intrusion into our lives (NSA and Homeland Security ring any bells?)…are disappearing or already gone…with the full support of both parties. Oh, I meant to say, the one party that runs our country.”
The Party of Political Capitalism Rules America (Establishment Dems Won’t Help) Posted by March Twisdale | Oct 16, 2017 | 0 | If you are a #DemEnter enthusiast, I’m going to ask you to hang tight. I fully support efforts to reclaim control of both Political Party Machines, from the ground up. Howeve…
The religious right is in full control of our country. Churches will now be eligible to receive tax payer money, yet they still won’t pay any taxes themselves.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can’t exclude religious organizations when distributing grant funding for state programs when the money is used for a nonreligious purpose.
This is the “burdensome government regulation” that big business so often decries. If it was up to US home builders, they wouldn’t install sprinklers if they had the choice
“The former Conservative housing minister warned against increasing fire safety regulations to include sprinklers because it could discourage house building.”
The former Conservative housing minister warned against increasing fire safety regulations to include sprinklers because it could discourage house building. As the death toll from the Grenfell Tower blaze rose to 12, it emerged Brandon Lewis, who was recently promoted to immigration minister, declin…
“However, DNC lawyers have argued and continue to argue that the Democratic Party doesn’t owe anyone a fair process. It has every right to disregard its own rules or interpret its rules how it wants because it is a private organization, and therefore the plaintiffs have no standing. And that is the conundrum millions of American voters find themselves in today.”
Rather than reflecting on the consternation everyday voters are having over the conduct of the Democratic presidential primary, the Democratic National Committee is doubling down on the assertion that the primary election belongs to the people who control the party — not voters.
Good work in Minnesota! Other States should follow suit
“Once this bill passes in the Minnesota House and is signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton, ISPs will be required to obtain “express written approval from the customer” before collecting customer information from their users. Furthermore, it forbids these ISPs and telecoms from refusing to provide service to someone that refuses to approve the collection of their personal data; which, if the online reaction to the repeal of FCC privacy rules is any show of, is a lot of people. “
In stark contrast to Congress’s recent vote against the Internet privacy rights of American constituents, Minnesota’s state Senators have voted to add broadband privacy protections at the state level. The protections were added in an amendment to S.F. No. 1937, the Minnesota economic development bud…