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Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street for the 99%, Occupy West 50th Street for the 1%

November 15, 2011: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlaws the occupation of Zuccotti Park by protesters who have peaceably assembled to engage in political speech and to petition for the redress of grievances (see U.S. Constitution Amendment I). American citizens who remain are arrested. American journalists are forbidden to observe the eviction. Journalists are [...]

Another Month Gone Without Any Investigation of FBI Lawbreaking

This January, the FBI finally acknowledged that for years, it spied on Americans’ telephone calls without judicial warrants. The bureau gained access to the phone calls of everyday Americans, journalists and entire American news bureaus by claiming the existence of emergencies, telling stories about impending terrorist attacks that were completely false. These aren’t just violations [...]

J. Edgar Hoover Is Back: FBI Lying About Terrorists to Spy on Journalists

The Washington Post buried the most explosive aspect of its revelation that thousands of times, the FBI lied about the existence of a terrorist plot in order to collect Americans’ phone call records without the warrant required by the supreme law of the land, the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. All that is explosive [...]

Barack Obama News Conference Watchathon and LiveBlog Reaction (4-29-09)

At 8:00 PM, you can watch could have watched the Barack Obama news conference right here, live, thanks to Hulu.

I’ll be liveblogging the news conference by updates to this post. Feel free to join me in reflection through the comments.

What I’m looking for:

discussion of U.S. torture policy and the role of [...]

ACLU Teams with Journalists to offer Ohio Muckraking Workshop March 18

As someone who occasionally dips into government records for information, I’ve gotten used to journalists and nonprofits being less than helpful and protecting their sources. But I’m pleasantly surprised to see that the ACLU, the Ohio Newspaper Association and other Ohio advocacy groups are bucking the trend by sharing what they know, putting together an [...]

What is the Wasilla Assemblies of God Trying to Hide for Palin?

If you go to the Wasilla Assembly of God web site now, all these sermons are gone. They’ve been erased. Even the page they were listed on is gone. Also erased from the Wasilla Assembly of God site is any mention of Thomas Muthee. [...]

66 Pages of Facts About Mayor Sarah Palin

A good place to start is the sixty six page summary of Sarah Palin’s time as mayor of Wasilla, created by Democrats in 2006. The summary is written by Democrats, but the information is from state and local newspapers and the public record. [...]