Join our voluntary press regulator or we will make you (UK)

Labour will support “full-on statutory regulation” of newspapers if they do not join an approved regulator, the party’s deputy leader said yesterday. Harriet Harman indicated that Labour was prepared to pass legislation forcing newspapers to comply with an authority established by the Government. She was being questioned yesterday by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport […]

New flu virus can pass from pigs to people

A new influenza strain sickened at least 12 people last week. All cases involved recent contact with pigs at agricultural fairs. Hawaii and Indiana each has one case, and 10 were linked to last week’s Butler County Fair in Ohio. Four other cases have been linked to a county fair in Indiana that ran July […]

“We Are Change” theme song by Tommy Truther

Freedom Lovers! Our amazingly talented friend Tommy Truther has made some songs inspired by our actions and by the general spirit of Liberty that we embrace. Tom really gets the Love, and the Unity, and is unafraid to speak the Truth, so this very day, let us salute and celebrate our very own Truth Troubador. […]

Oil prices are rising, a gallon is now $3.65 nationally

By Chris Kahn, Associated Press – DesertNews.com NEW YORK — Oil prices are approaching last year’s highs as tensions increase over Iran’s nuclear program. The rise pushed gasoline prices on Friday to a national average of $ 3.65 per gallon, the highest ever for this time of year. Western nations fear Iran is building a […]

Californians willing to tax wealthy

By: Marisa Lagos, SFGate.com After years of austere state budgets and frustration among Democratic lawmakers who have tried unsuccessfully to increase taxes, a new poll shows the majority of voters are ready to raise the wealthiest Californians’ income taxes. A Field Poll released today contains mostly good news for the various groups that want voters […]

McCain: Cybersecurity Bill Ineffective Without NSA Monitoring the Net

By Kim Zetter | Wired.com After three years of haggling to produce bipartisan cybersecurity legislation that addresses the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure systems, the Senate finally got a bill this week that seemed destined to actually pass. That is, until a hearing on Thursday to discuss the bill in which Sen. John McCain […]

Virginia delegates pass two of most restrictive anti-abortion bills ever presented to a state legislature

ShareThis Virginia delegates pass two of the most restrictive anti-abortion bills ever presented to a state legislature –Bills would require ‘transvaginal ultrasounds,’ declare life begins at conception  [Next, they’ll be giving voting rights to sperm. –MDR] 15 Feb 2012 Life in Virginia begins at conception, not at birth. So declares a new “personhood” bill that […]

The “Liberation” of Libya: NATO Special Forces and Al Qaeda Join Hands

by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky Extensive war crimes have been committed. NATO has blood on its hands. The heads of government and heads of state of NATO member countries are responsible for extensive war crimes The “pro-democracy” rebels are led by Al Qaeda paramilitary brigades under the supervision of NATO Special Forces. The “Liberation” of Tripoli […]