When Big Coal Talks, You Better Listen: N.C. Governor Changes Rules On Coal Ash Toxins For Former Employer If there is any lesson big corporations have learned in the past few decades, it’s that, if you don’t like the rules surrounding pollution, or food standards, or labor, all you have to so is install a compliant head of a regulatory agency or politician in a position of power.… Read the rest
There used to be a time when the aim of prisons was rehabilitation. They still use that word sometimes. But how closely focused on rehabilitating the sources of their profits can a private for profit prison There is a sickness at work here at the heart of this very ugly twist on capitalism, and it is appropriate that Kiriakou comment on it, considering the sickness he personally exposed at the heart of the CIA torture program, and the price he paid for that bravery. Thank you, Mr. Kiriakou.
Rockefeller Commission documents show then-White House aide Richard Cheney heavily edited the commission’s report over objections of commission members. Dick Cheney has not engendered much admiration during his time in public life.snarling, bile-spewing politico, aka America’s Undertaker, aka Vice-President Big-Time (the name given him by George W. Bush) aka Darth Cheney (a nickname the former vice president is said to enjoy) has long been known as a secretive, ruthless peratchnik who would make Machiavelli blush at the brazenness of his machinations.… Read the rest