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Journalist Barrett Brown reaches plea deal; Stratfor still free to spy for Corporate clients

April 4, 2014
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Journalist Barrett Brown reaches plea deal; Stratfor still free to spy for Corporate clients

From FreeBarrettBrown From Democracy Now and Wired, Activist-Journalist and friend to the People’s quest for truth, transparency and accountability, Barrett Brown has “reached a plea deal” with prosecutors – his sentencing date is to be April 29, 2013. As reported here, previously, 12 of the charges were dismissed, in early March this year, upon the prosecutor’s…

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Logan River Academy: GTMO tactics as “residential treatment” – Anonymous investigates

March 13, 2014
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Logan River Academy: GTMO tactics as “residential treatment” – Anonymous investigates

    “‘The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens.’ -Jimmy Carter Logan River Academy, a private “residential treatment facility” and member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs or NATSAP (please note:  I don’t see Joint Commission (JACHO), the Council on Accreditation (COA), and the Commission…

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CO gun shop leaves trailer full of ammo & accessories behind store – Thieves haul it away

March 1, 2014
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CO gun shop leaves trailer full of ammo & accessories behind store – Thieves haul it away

    Northeastern Colorado is ranked highly in educated populations – in fact, Boulder ranked #1 in 2010  for most highly educated populations for cities over 200,000 people in the nation – but it appears common sense …not so much.   A gun shop owner in Arvada, CO, (located 16.3 miles south of Boulder) in preparation…

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Support for those who have gone before: FreeAnons Solidarity Network Mail to the Jail Campaign

February 21, 2014
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Support for those who have gone before:  FreeAnons Solidarity Network Mail to the Jail Campaign

  Jeremy Hammond  was arrested in March, 2012, after he and others around the world, broke through the security in Stratfor (Strategic Forecasting), a private security firm.  By August, 2012,  he plead guilty to a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years, in order to protect his family from…

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School Violence and budget cuts for education: Yes, There is a correlation

February 2, 2014
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School Violence and budget cuts for education: Yes, There is a correlation

      Colorado has been the home to more than its share of gun violence – from Columbine H.S. to The Aurora Theater shooting** to Arapahoe H.S., we continue to see students committing acts of violence. **For those unfamiliar with James Holmes background, he was a student at the University of Colorado Denver School…

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Pete Seeger, the legendary musician, activist, organizer, icon and human, dies age 94

January 28, 2014
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Pete Seeger, the legendary musician, activist, organizer, icon and human,  dies age 94

  Pete Seeger – America’s troubador – known for his traveling folk singing, activating, and organizing  died last night, at age 94. Born May 3, 1919, in Patterson, NY,  he sang his way through the Great Depression, the Unionization of miners, the civil rights marches, the VietNam war protests and the activism of Farm Aid. Farm…

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Notorious Dave Agema, R-Michigan xenophobe, asked to resign from RNC position

January 25, 2014
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Notorious Dave Agema, R-Michigan xenophobe, asked to resign from RNC position

What is too homophobic and bigoted for the RNC to tolerate? We may have, finally, found the answer. According to The Detroit Free Press, Reince Preibus, RNC Chairman,  has asked Dave Agema, Michigan, to resign his position with the RNC. Agema has been espousing anti-Muslim and anti-gay rhetoric to anyone who will listen (or read his…

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After all the screeching about CO gun laws: CO background checks & sales rose significantly in 2013

January 21, 2014
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After all the screeching about CO gun laws: CO background checks & sales rose significantly in 2013

Lots of fear, anger and gnashing of teeth could be seen and heard throughout Colorado since 2012, when the gun laws were proposed and passed by the State House.  Threats (still threatening) and whining,  protests and recalls (still trying) by NRA backed organizations; gun dealers – claiming they will lose sales; and manufacturers….well, one manufacturer…

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85 people on planet (you’re probably not one of them) hold more wealth than 3.5 billion of us combined

January 20, 2014
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85 people on planet (you’re probably not one of them) hold more wealth than 3.5 billion of us combined

“Trickle Down,” a.k.a Reagonomics in America – The scam created by off-the-rails corrupt capitalists, or neoliberal pampered, for the purpose of creating a super wealthy 1% that did little more than  piss on the rest of the people of the planet …..And we have been living under the downpour for over 30 years. While Ronald Reagan’s…

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2014: Another year of America’s hubris in concrete, steel mesh & razorwire – GTMO turns 12

January 6, 2014
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2014: Another year of America’s hubris in concrete, steel mesh & razorwire – GTMO turns 12

    On January 11 2002, George Bush’s cabal of torturers, fools and ideologues declared war on freedom and the nation’s soul (or what was left of it), under the bald-faced lie of “the worst of the worst,” as they opened the gates of Camp X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba. Camp…

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Erick Bennett, GOP Senate challenger claims denial of domestic violence charge proves “integrity”

January 5, 2014
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Erick Bennett, GOP Senate challenger claims denial of domestic violence charge proves “integrity”

Erick Bennett, just another  “conservative” and “pro-family” guy from Portland, ME; consultant and founder of Maine Equal Rights Center; and who has launched a Republican primary challenge to Susan Collins, R-Maine, has experience with the justice system. … Post by Erick Bennett.     …That experience includes a few times spent in in a jail cell, court hearings, trials…

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Happy New Year – Weed is now legal in Colorado

January 1, 2014
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Happy New Year – Weed is now legal in Colorado

  As of midnight, New Year’s, Coloradans around the state had another reason to celebrate – We have thrown off the shackles of the DEA  run War on Drugs oppression on recreational use of marijuana.  With that, we have now undercut the cartels (buh-bye ditch weed, paraquat and criminal extortion of users) – though no…

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