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Americans Elect Dumps $90K More into Angus King Senate Race

A filing made yesterday with the Federal Election Commission and published by the FEC today shows that the 501c4 corporation Americans Elect has flooded the state of Maine with $89,695.10 more in funding to support the U.S. Senate campaign of Angus King. This money comes from three very, very wealthy men who made fortunes on [...]

State Secrets Power Used to Protect Corporations from People

Laura K. Donahue, an associate professor of law at Georgetown University, reveals that the use of “state secret” powers isn’t just being used to dismiss lawsuits brought by people who have been tortured or targeted for assassination by the U.S. government. In Donahue’s research, she found hundreds of cases in which people had been killed, [...]

Protests Against Arizona Immigration Profiling Law Spread Across the United States

The passage last week of SB 1070 has led to the legalization of the nation’s most draconian racial profiling scheme yet. This bill, now signed into law in my former home state of Arizona, would make it a crime to be an illegal immigrant anywhere in the state of Arizona. The Arizona State Legislature has [...]

Political Donation: American Civil Liberties Union

When you buy a sweatshop-free t-shirt from Irregular Times, you do more than spread a liberal message across your chest. You help support liberal causes, too. For every shirt we sell, we donate a dollar to a worthy liberal cause.

In November of 2009, Antonio Musumeci was arrested and repeatedly harassed by Department of Homeland [...]

Obama Embraces AntiConstitutional Claims of Bush

Should we not call for impeachment of Barack Obama now? Should progressives not hold Obama accountable to the law, simply because they like him better than Bush? [...]

Judge Dismisses Efforts To Stop Spying Because Of Obama Inaction

He’s President Obama now. Where are the reforms to the government electronic surveillance he promised? There haven’t been any. Big Brother goes on, spying against huge amounts of communications involving Americans not even suspected any crime, under Obama just as under Bush. [...]

Obama Coming to Columbus, Ohio on Friday March 6. Protest, Anyone?

Barack Obama has gone to court declaring information about American torture or domestic warrantless spying to be an off-limits state secret. Barack Obama has gone to court to prevent people from preserving their constitutional rights.

Barack Obama is coming to Columbus, Ohio on Friday, March 6, 2009.

This is an opportunity to speak truth to [...]

Obama Breaks Promise On Transparent Government

In the morning, Barack Obama promised transparency and open government. In the afternoon, Barack Obama declared that he will keep secrets from the American people about what he does, and he doesn’t have to explain to anyone why he’s doing it. [...]

What's Good for GM is Bad for the USA

Just about the time that I started writing this article, the House of Representatives passed the big car bailout, 225 to 179. Only 9 Democrats voted no. [...]

Bailouts and Bailiffs Don't Mix

Until the Detroit automakers call off their lawsuits, they shouldn’t expect to hear anything at the negotiating table but laughter. [...]