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CA's Jerry Brown Tries Novel Idea of Helping – Not Hurting – Child Immigrants

CA's Jerry Brown Tries Novel Idea of Helping – Not Hurting – Child Immigrants
Child refugees from South America have become a hot-button issue. And while many border-abutting states like Texas are taking a hard line, putting up fences and calling in the big guns, California is actually trying to help.
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Fox News Displays Stunning Racism in Reporting on Ferguson

Fox News Displays Stunning Racism in Reporting on Ferguson
We all knew that Fox News – and much of the right-wing media – engages in race-baiting. But the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson have brought out the worst of their racist impulses.
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Criminally Indicted TX Governor Jumps Back on Prez Campaign Trail

Criminally Indicted TX Governor Jumps Back on Prez Campaign Trail
Laughingstock 2012 presidential candidate, and Texas governor, Rick Perry won't let a little thing like a criminal indictment get in the way of his 2016 ambitions.
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Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US Thanks to 'Unbalanced Recovery'

Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US Thanks to 'Unbalanced Recovery'
While wages have declined across all sectors in the years following the financial crash of 2008, low-paid workers have been hit the hardest, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) reported this week.
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There Is No 5-Second Rule for the First Amendment, Ferguson

There Is No 5-Second Rule for the First Amendment, Ferguson
Tear gas, rubber bullets, and assault weapons; free speech zones, gags, and press pens: This is the arsenal of the police state. Some of these tactics are physical. The other ones—all the more pernicious for their quiet coercion—impose a veil of silence over the actions of law enforcement.
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Is Metadata Collection Revealing Your Personal Details?

Is Metadata Collection Revealing Your Personal Details?
"Metadata is not trivial," Electronic Frontier Foundation legal fellow Andrew Crocker said Wednesday, announcing the filing of an amicus brief in Klayman v. Obama, the high-profile lawsuit challenging the National Security Agency's program of mass surveillance.
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Ted Nugent: Liberals To Blame For Michael Brown's Death

Ted Nugent: Liberals To Blame For Michael Brown's Death
In his column for WorldNetDaily this week, Ted Nugent writes liberals should be held responsible for the death of Michael Brown because of their support for reforms to reduce gun violence.
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Calls for Obama Impeachment Continue: This Time It's CO's Tom Tancredo

Calls for Obama Impeachment Continue: This Time It's CO's Tom Tancredo
Colorado Republican Senator Tom Tancredo has joined the ever-increasing numbers of truly out-of-touch right-wingers that are calling for Obama's impeachment.
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From the Front Lines of Michigan’s Totally Failed Attempt to Get People to Hate Unions

From the Front Lines of Michigan’s Totally Failed Attempt to Get People to Hate Unions
The right-to-work push in Michigan looks like it may have backfired, or at the very least changed absolutely nothing. Union representation has essentially remained the same (actually increasing by a modest 4,000), even after heavy PR campaigns designed to discredit the labor movement.
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Anti-Union Construction Lobby Slammed for Wanting Workplace Violations Kept from the Feds

Anti-Union Construction Lobby Slammed for Wanting Workplace Violations Kept from the Feds
The Association of Builders and Contractors (a lobbying group for business OWNERS, not actually the CONSTRUCTION WORKERS themselves) is contemplating a legal suit against President Obama's executive order forbidding chronic workplace regulation violators from obtaining federal contracts.
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