No Joke; Obama Issues 2nd Open Govt. National Action Plan

It may seem like a cheap prank but the Obama administration, which has proven to be among the most secretive, has actually issued its second “Open Government National Action Plan” that promises to build on (delusional) “past successes.” Even the president’s many friends and supporters in the mainstream media have conceded that government secrecy has […]

Dying Iraq War Veteran’s Open Letter To George Bush & Dick Cheney

To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds […]

Drone strikes: activists seek to lift lid on open secret of targeted killings

ShareThis Drone strikes: activists seek to lift lid on open secret of targeted killings 19 Jun 2012 The CIA’s covert targeted killing programme will come under fresh scrutiny on Wednesday, the deadline for Barack Obama’s administration to respond to a lawsuit over the agency’s refusal to confirm or deny its existence. The federal lawsuit is […]

An Open Message to the Paul Family from Alex Jones Federal Jack              

Italian Police Open a Mobster’s Vatican-Owned Tomb in Search of a Missing Girl

Searching for the remains of a teenager missing for three decades, Italian police opened the Vatican-owned tomb of mobster Enrico De Pedis, but the boxes of bones they found interred with his corpse only deepen the mystery. The smell of death wafted through the 7th-century courtyard of Vatican-owned Sant’Apollinare church in central Rome as bricklayers […]

Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life

“From seed-saving and preservation projects to an increased awareness of and interest in organic foods, people around the globe are beginning to take the issue of the food supply as seriously as the companies that are quite literally attempting to ram their products down the consumers’ throats. As always, the power lies with the consumers, […]

To close tax loopholes, Obama would open new ones

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber, WASHINGTON—Cutting corporate tax rates and deleting loopholes is just what most economists prescribe for the tangled U.S. tax code. So why isn’t everyone cheering the plan President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday to slash the top corporate tax rate and end breaks that let some companies pay little […]

Polls open in Yemen with sole US-backed pres. candidate

ShareThis Polls open in Yemen with sole US-backed pres. candidate [LOL!] 21 Feb 2012 ‘Voting’ has begun in Yemen’s presidential election with only one candidate on the ballot amid the opposition’s call for the downfall of the entire regime. The polls opened Tuesday, with 12 million eligible voters, and the sole candidate Vice President Abed […]

Censorship foes roll out anti-piracy plan, say stop “butchering the Internet”

(   It’s a battle of the Congressional antipiracy acronyms. In one corner are SOPA and PROTECT IP, the House and Senate bills that would bring site blocking, search engine de-listing, and more to the US in an effort to stop “rogue” sites. In the other corner, today’s challenger: the Online Protection & Enforcement of Digital […]

Open the Fed!

November 4, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch Petitions Supreme Court over Fed’s Decision to Withhold Bear Stearns Bailout Documents American taxpayers are on the hook for who-knows-how-many trillions of dollars in government bailouts/takeovers. And yet, to date, we have little information about how the federal government legally justified […]