Karma is a bitch and I LOVE HER!!!
Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
On Tuesday afternoon, Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted on federal corruption charges stemming from gifts they had accepted while McDonnell was in office. The former Republican Governor of Virginia, McDonnell just recently left office after serving his single term (Virginia only allows one term for a Governor.) The scandal had been plaguing McDonnell for months to the point that he was a detriment to Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign, his hand-picked successor.
Among the 14 counts that McDonnell and his wife are charged with are three counts of wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, two counts of lying to a federal credit union and multiple counts of obtaining property under color of official right. The indictment states that McDonnell and his wife received at least $140,000 worth of gifts, which included a Rolex, expensive designer clothes and golf…
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Originally posted on Social Action:
If we are the 99% let show it in record numbers Tuesday morning!
WHY I STAND WITH THE MENARD PRISONERS ON FOOD STRIKE!
The most horrible experience anyone can find themselves in would be to end up inside a state prison for a crime they never committed. Some activists lack in the proper educating of society about prisons and how they are deteriorating. As a result, innocent men and women are being abused behind those walls. IDOC unions have successfully been able to gain the support of Illinois legislators, through lies and deceit, implicating policies and laws that have served as a handcuff to the rights of the human beings they warehouse.
The grievance system is completely biased and inadequate. It allows abuse toward inmates and continues much to long before it is stopped. As a former inmate inside Illinois prisons for 28 years, I was forced to take on…
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Originally posted on Futile Democracy:
Time ago, calling for the murder of the democratically elected head of state was entirely the realm of those on the watch list of intelligence services. The extreme fringes that plagued Kennedy on his trip to Dallas. Apparently that time has passed, and now includes those running for State legislatures.
We are all fully aware that Republicans have been getting progressively violent and irrational with their rhetoric since the President was first elected. From subtle hints at secession, to happily and effortlessly shutting down the government and protesting the shutdown alongside people waving Confederate flags. But yesterday – Martin Luther King Day in the States – Republican candidate for Florida’s 68th district of Florida’s State House, Joshua Black took the violent rhetoric to its natural conclusion when he tweeted this:
- When questioned on Twitter about the implications of what he was actually suggestion, Black responded with a plain as…
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