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Ottawa, Kansas Police Cure for Depression is 16 Bullets (tags)

Joseph Jennings, an 18 year old just released from the psychiatric hospital was shot 16 times by the Ottawa, Kansas police department despite being known by them as being depressed and suicidal. He was unarmed at the time and family members pleaded with the cops not to shoot, they were told by cops to stand back or be shot themselves. The police then proceeded to pump 16 bullets into Jennings. Is this how police in Kansas are trained to handle the mentally ill?

Snowden and Latin America Expose Washington (tags)

One of America’s genuine heroes, Major General Smedley D Butler revealed in his memoirs the true, abhorrent nature of Washington’s foreign policy. Butler had led countless military operations in Central America and the Caribbean as a US Marines Corp commander in the era of «gunboat diplomacy» during the early 1900s. Years after his retirement, he spoke out candidly and ruefully of his highly decorated military service in a book entitled War is a Racket. Here is how Butler characterized with unsparing words his service for country in 1935, five years before his death:

“Equality Nine” Marriage Rights Demonstrators to be Arraigned Sept. 30 (tags)

The “Equality Nine” — Michael Anderson, Brian Baumgardner, Sean Bohac, Felicity Bradley, Kelsey Hoffman, Mike Kennedy, Zakiya Khabir, Chuck Stemke, and Cecile Veillard — are activists with the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (SAME) who were arrested at a sit-in outside the San Diego County Clerk's office August 19. They're scheduled for arraignment at the San Diego County Courthouse, 220 West Broadway downtown, Thursday, September 30, and they want supporters to come to the plaza outside the courthouse at noon that day to show support.

OBITUARY - OCTAVIA BUTLER (tags)

"In black speculative fiction, we are a tiny family and Octavia Butler was our matriarch," writer Tananarive Due said. "So we just lost our mother, our grandmother."

Has anyone seen Smedley Butler? (tags)

Well, sadly, Smedley is not around anymore but today we desperately need someone like him to help us stop the complete destruction of our freedoms by the industrialists and secret societies that have taken over this country.

Ballot Access: Unsafe in Any State (tags)

Bush has moved past Kerry in the battleground states of Ohio, Missouri, and Wisconsin, in part because Kerry is "attracting only about four-fifths or fewer of the voters in the three states who said they want a new course." And what do the Democrats do? Crank up the Anybody But Nader campaign! In Butler, Board of Elections Deputy Director Betty McGary, a Democrat, and Board of Elections Director Robert Mosketti, a Republican, collaborated with each other to disqualify 95% [!] of the signatures on the Nader petitions.

A CANDIDATE'S WORDS (tags)

A CANDIDATE'S WORDS Schwarzenegger Admired Hitler, Book Proposal Says By ADAM NAGOURNEY and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK

'We are above the law': interview with richard butler: (tags)

It's this - this administration has a view of the special character of the United States, the singular and exclusive character that is new. I've talked to them about it and they make this plain. They say "We are the sole super power, we're therefore the exceptional country, we're outside of international law. Others have to obey the law and obey the rules, but we don't."

War Is A Racket (tags)

The nature of the Iraqi conquest was not lost on one cable TV news reporter who, in questioning a man who wanted the rebuilding process to be opened up to other nations than just the United States shrieked that the "French who wanted no part in the war now want to share in the spoils."

War is just a Racket (tags)

From Smedley Butler on Interventionaism, 1933.

Bernell Butler acquitted of felony charges (tags)

Last week, the political prosecution of Bernell Butler came to a close as a jury acquitted him of six felony and misdemeanor charges, and convicting him of one added lessor charge of misdemeanor simple assault.

Bernell Butler takes the stand (tags)

Today, Bernell Butler took the stand and testified how the death of his cousin, Tyisha Miller impacted his marriage even as it galvanized a civil rights movement in Riverside.

Minister arrested for contempt of court in Butler trial (tags)

Pastor Ron Gibson refused to answer a question, asked by the prosecutor, and was placed in handcuffs and taken to jail, the latest witness in the prosecution of Bernell Butler.

The Persecution of Bernell Butler (tags)

Bernell Butler never rested in his search for justice in the shooting death of his cousin, Tyisha Miller. Now, he is currently on trial for his freedom in lieu of the four officers who committed an atrocious killing and still walk free.

Candlelight Vigil For Anthony Lee, Victim of the LAPD (tags)

Please come to a candlelight vigil tonight for Anthony Lee. He was shot by one of L.A.'s finest for no good reason on Friday night.

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