In April 1981, the Reagan administration agreed to supply military aid to the Guatemalan armed forces in order to exterminate the guerrillas and their "civilian support mechanisms," according to an internal U.S. document discovered by journalist Robert Parry, who exposed the Iran-Contra affair for the Associated Press.
Soon after, the administration informed Guatemalan officials that, "Mr. Reagan recognizes that a good deal of dirty work has to be done." Top Guatemalan
Continuity of plutocracy and empire. Most rank and file democrats are unaware or choose to ignore the fact that her husband signed off on repealing the glass-steagall act (pushed by Treasury Secretaries, Robert Rubin and Larry Summers) which allowed the banks to blow up the financial system.
Politico: Why Wall Street Loves Hillary
She's trying to sound populist, but the banks are ready to shower her campaign with cash.
Obama's moves to re-establish relations with Cuba will make it easier for the NED and USAID to organize a coup, like they've been trying to do in Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, and so on. "Democracy" - as we layman define it - has never been the goal. Keep in mind, Washington strongly supported the rightist Batista regime, no problem. Obedience to the don of the hemisphere is all that matters. Internal U.S. documents reveal the true motives which
Gone for a while. When the mods can just make up their own rules that are not written down for everyone to see its taking us back to the stone age. If you want this place to survive and actually get donations ( instead of getting 10 % of desired amount ) get some mods that stick to the rules and don't create their own. My last three " warnings" or "infractions" have been for violations of rules that don't actually exist.
1. " liking" someones post too
The New Jersey prosecutor pretended to be unaware of the dashcam video but Marcus Jeter's lawyer didn't. Jeter would've been locked up for 5 years if the prosecutor had his way. Video shows the officers beating Jeter while yelling "stop going for my gun" and "stop resisting" but the dashcam video in the police car facing Jeter's vehicle shows him getting beat up for no reason.
This is a clear example of unconscious racial bias.
"it looks like a demon."
--Darren Wilson's description of Michael Brown, Washington Post: Wilson said the unarmed teen looked like a ‘demon.’ Experts say his testimony was dehumanizing and ‘super-humanizing.’
ProPublica: Deadly Force, in Black and White
A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males.
Originally Posted by Horhey
Crawford was shot ON SIGHT, even after he dropped the bb gun he picked up off the shelf in a Wal Mart. This was outright murder, not manslaughter. Of course, no officer was indicted. Ohio is an "open carry" state btw.
Senator Warren denounces Citigroup's ties to the Obama Administration.
So let me say this to anyone who is listening at Citi[group]. I agree with you Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces!
--Senator Elizabeth Warren (D), MA.