More Arrests in America’s War on Islam

More Arrests in America's War on Islam - by Stephen LendmanA November 24 "hatemail" underscores the issue, titled "Muslims in America - violent clashing of cultures, basic incompatibility of Western thought and Muslim theocracy," then quoting Denver radio talk show host Peter Boyles ( saying:"Not all Muslims are terrorists, but all terrorists are Muslims."Not Jews,... Continue Reading →

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Denied Parole

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Denied Parole - by Stephen LendmanOn November 18, Jalil Muntaqim (formerly Anthony Bottom) was refused parole a day after his November 17 hearing. The board called his record exemplary, but still denied him. Muntaqim thanked everyone who wrote letters of support and said he'll appeal the decision. Failing that, his next... Continue Reading →

New Study Shows Ten States Face Fiscal Crisis

New Study Shows Ten States Face Fiscal Crisis - by Stephen LendmanThe Pew Center on the States (PCS) "works to advance state policies that serve the public interest," through "credible research (to) advance nonpartisan, pragmatic solutions for pressing problems affecting Americans." Its new report titled, "Beyond California: States in Fiscal Peril," says the following:"Many economists... Continue Reading →

Targeting Muslim Charities in America

Targeting Muslim Charities in America - by Stephen LendmanIn a December 2008 article, this writer explained that the Texas-based Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) was the largest American Muslim charity until the Bush administration bogusly declared it an enemy of the state and shut it down.On December 4, 2001, the Treasury Department... Continue Reading →

Lynne Stewart: Heroic Human Rights Lawyer Jailed

Lynne Stewart: Heroic Human Rights Lawyer Jailed - by Stephen LendmanOn November 20, New York Times writer Colin Moynihan broke the news headlining:"Radical Lawyer Convicted of Aiding Terrorist Is Jailed," then saying:"Defiant to the end as she embraced supporters outside the federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan, Lynne F. Stewart, the radical lawyer known for defending... Continue Reading →

Media Disseminated Myths about Obamacare

Media Disseminated Myths about Obamacare - by Stephen LendmanPro or con, major media spin distorts, exaggerates, and lies to avoid key truths on this critically important issue. After the House passed HR 3962: Affordable Health Care for America Act, a November 11 Nation magazine editorial (likely by editor, publisher, and part-owner Katrina vanden Heuvel) admitted... Continue Reading →

Universal Single-Payer Healthcare Coverage: An Economic Stimulus Plan

Universal Single Payer Health Care Coverage: An Economic Stimulus Plan - by Stephen LendmanThe Institute for Health & Socio-Economic Policy (IHSP) is "non-profit policy and research group and is the exclusive research arm of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, (focusing on) current political/economic policy analysis in health care and other enhance, promote... Continue Reading →

The Struggle for Net Neutrality

The Struggle for Net Neutrality - by Stephen LendmanDuring his 2008 campaign, Barack Obama promised to "Support the principle of network neutrality to preserve the benefits of open competition on the Internet." Perhaps not given a worse record than his fiercest critics feared, worse than George Bush, across the board on both domestic and foreign... Continue Reading →

Fort Hood Tragedy Sparks Islamophobic Response

Fort Hood Tragedy Sparks Islamophobic Response - by Stephen LendmanA personal note. This writer was stationed at Fort Hood in summer 1956, a quiet time, post-Korea and pre-Vietnam, when terrorism and Islamophbia weren't issues, and shooting only happened on firing ranges to learn and improve marksmanship.On November 5, The New Times headlined, "Mass Shooting at... Continue Reading →

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