Here it is again, the intersection of Presidents Day and Black History Month. Eight of our early presidents, beginning with George Washington, owned slaves during their tenure in the nation's highest office. The two I am most familiar with, given my career at the historic sites of Monticello and Montpelier, and as the author of the recently published A Slave in the White House (Palgrave Macmillan, $28.00) are Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Jefferson and Madison owned over a hundred enslaved people at their Virginia plantations and took several slaves with them to swtor credits the White House.
On Monday, February 20, actions will be occurring across the country in solidarity with the more than 2 million people locked in cages -- the incarcerated. Monday, is National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners. "OWS is a struggle for human rights," said Jay Chiu, an activist with Occupy Wall Street. "You can't take a stand against severe economic inequity, the denial of human rights, and the universal dominance of the 1 percent -- some of which are private prison execs who spend millions every year lobbying our politicians -- without also denouncing the prison industrial swtor credits complex." The U.S. has the world's highest documented incarceration rate.
Dear Friends of Franklinton Gardens,
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is constantly running around railing about financial reform generally and the Volcker Rule in particular, usually in such hyperbolic terms that it should self-discrediting. Here's one example of his over-the-top ridiculous claims about the Volcker Rule: "We are going to have to have a lawyer, compliance officer, doctor to see what [a trader's] testosterone levels are, and a shrink, what is your intent?" Mr. Dimon has said a number of times.
U are a Gift: The commodification of the female body on a very bad webpage. Your value is your unplanned pregnancyBy syndicated_content on 13 Feb 2012
The other day, the ever eagle-eyed Claud D'Arcy found a website, U Are a Gift, that is truly beyond words. If I didn't now better, I'd think that U Are a Gift, with its bizarre pictures of gift wrapped pregos, is a parody page. After one gets over the trauma of puerile aesthetics (Ad Busters take note!), one can only wonder who would take this site seriously. The average 12-year old, with no prompting from any of us, should figure out quickly that U Are a Gift is somebody's fantasy in pink.
The Election Fraud Case from the 2004 Presidential race has been dismissed without prejudice. Dismissed without trial or hearing for 11th Amendment issues.
IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that pursuant to the
February 7, 2012 Order, this Court finds the Eleventh
Amendment precludes subject matter jurisdiction before this
Court, and this case is now DISMISSED without prejudice.
If you love the hot stuff next weekend you’ll have to go to North Market Fiery Foods Weekend on February 18th and 19th. From special vendors to fiery foods cooking and eating contests plus kids activities and live music.
We continue to push forward our demands for the closing of the SOA/WHINSEC and an end to US militarization in the Americas. We return to the streets of DC fresh off the energy from the November 2011 vigil in Fort Benning, and ready to train, lobby, engage in civil disobedience and celebrate the resistance! Now, it is more important than ever to get anti-militarization on the national agenda and create a broad alliance of social justice activists to change the culture of militarization!
We hope that you will be a part of the activities, and mobilize your networks.
LEARN YOUR 30 HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE FLORIDA STATE CAPITOL
Hundreds of people sleep on the streets of Portland every night, there are often no beds available at shelters. Right 2 Dream Too provides refuge and a safe space to rest or sleep undisturbed for dozens of people who are experiencing homelessness in downtown Portland at no cost to the city. The City of Portland says R2DToo must comply with state Recreational Camping Ordinances or pay monthly fines. The initial fine is $641.30, and doubles every two months after that.