UN calls on the US to stop all forms of torture now!

“The USA should take immediate measures to eradicate all forms of torture and ill-treatment of detainees by its military or civilian personnel, in any territory under its jurisdiction”
UN Committee against Torture
“Since AI started highlighting specific cases of Guantánamo detainees, 16 of them have been released from US detention. Of those detainees transferred to […]

free the free market please

it makes me laugh. we’re so stupid and we love accepting what we’re told without questioning the basics. ( what! you mean this doesn’t apply to just religious people?)
what’s so ‘free’ about the free market? please someone can you explain that to me and give me some simple answers?
there is no such thing - i […]

Web Braille petition - please add your voice!

Web Braille offers access to thousands of electronic braille books on the Internet for the use of eligible braille readers by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).On May 11th 2006 NLS made the following announcement on the Web Braille website:
“Because of technical and security difficulties, Web Braille […]

9/11 Pentagon video released

breaking news..
US Department of Justice is to release footage of the American Airlines Flight 77 crashing into the Pentagon. This comes after a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch - a conservative legal group/ ‘watchdog’. Word is this is to quell all the conspiracy theories that the Pentagon was never hit, and an […]

Touché ! Colbert of Comedy Central lampoons Bush

“A blistering comedy “tribute” to President Bush by Comedy Central’s faux talk show host Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondent Dinner Saturday night left George and Laura Bush unsmiling at its close.”
-”..one of the ballsiest comic stunts ever pulled in Washington”
So…good news eh! the White House Correspondent Dinner is an annual event - as […]