I’ve seen some people posting about Hannibal, and it is a pretty awesome show. There’s definitely some violent content, it gets pretty dark. But I haven’t seen many shows like it that are as well done.
Malcolm X Day Black Book Exposition →
active-rva: Today, Saturday May 18th, and tomorrow, Sunday May 19th, from 10am-6pm, at 101 East Broad Street, Richmond VA, there will be a Black Book Exposition, presented by the Richmond-based Elegba Folklore Society and the UBUSCS (United Brothers and United Sisters Communications Systems). The expo will highlight black literature, authors, and publishing companies. This is a two day event....
Gentlemen, I’ve only been here five months, but this is the most astounding and...– Senator Angus King (I-ME) at a Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing on May 16, 2013, quoted in “‘Astoundingly Disturbing’: Obama Administration Claims Power to Wage Endless War Across the Globe” (May 17, 2013), Democracy Now! (via thepeoplesrecord)
5 Worst Obama Assaults on Civil Liberties Besides... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: The Obama era has been one of the worst for domestic civil liberties. Is anyone really surprised that Attorney General Eric Holder said that the Justice Department followed the rules in seizing two months of telephone records from 20 Associated Press journalists to investigate a CIA leak aas he recused himself from a FBI investigation? The Obama era has been one of the...
4 Inhumane Realities About The Guantanamo Hunger... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: Latest reports say at least 102 of 166 prisoners are participating in the action. Friday marks 100 days since the beginning of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay that has recaptured international attention on the offshore prison President Obama promised to close when seeking office five years ago. As of Thursday, military officials say that 102 out of 166 detainees are...
I get the vibe that the people on the “This Week in Marvel” podcast hate each other. And it’s kind of hilarious.
James Robinson Announces Departure From DC Comics →
Writer James Robinson announced Friday that he’s leaving ongoing New 52 seriesEarth 2 — and DC Comics — with September’s issue #16. “So as of today I am leaving Earth 2 with Issue #16. It’s been a blast,” Robinson tweeted. In a follow-up, he wrote, “Yes, this also means I’m no longer working at DC Comics. Best wishes and regards to Dan, Geoff and...
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liberalwithguts: crookedthinking95: Read More And also, just maybe, we should stop focusing on “bipartisanship”. A lot of the worst policies (bank and derivative deregulation, failing to adequately address global warming, NAFTA/free trade, the war in Iraq, cuts to discretionary and social spending, charter schools, the bank bailouts, ethanol and nuclear subsidies, etc) have been bipartisan,...
That the Obama administration is now repeatedly declaring that the ‘war on...– Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent | Glenn Greenwald (via theamericanbear)
Obama’s media shield law makes prosecuting... →
rtamerica: United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make it even easier for journalists to be subpoenaed by the government.
US retailers stall Bangladesh safety deal
aljazeera: After deadly factory collapse, European clothing stores agree to safety code with suppliers but US retailers hold out.
Medic says Guantanamo force-feeding 'inhuman'
aljazeera: As hunger strike reaches 100 days, head of World Medical Association criticises “degrading” practice.
[[MORE]] I love these reports of the IRS auditing right wing groups, then hearing that the IRS during Bush’s presidency audited left wing groups. Then there are reports that the White House edited the Benghazi emails, and now there are reports that Republicans edited the Benghazi emails too. -SHOCKING IDEA- MAYBE WE SHOULD JUST START TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE INSANELY CORRUPTED AND...
[[MORE]] Going to attempt to fix my wifi. Be back soon.
Harper government withheld documents in indigenous... →
jakke: The Harper government withheld tens of thousands of documents that it was obligated to disclose as part of a human-rights case in which it is accused of discriminating against indigenous children. Now, it is using its failure to hand over the files to try to get the proceedings put on hold. The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society filed a complaint with the Canadian Human...
canadihipster: bagelbitesofficial: mom i can’t sleep the spectre of communism is keeping me awake