Tag Archives: ACLU

Otto Warmbier’s family speaks out against Trump’s defense of Kim Jong Un in son’s death

just a quick reminder… The ACLU and others have a very large list of Americans killed in American prisons, jails and in the street by Police Violence and denial of health care. And a larger number Tortured. Do you really … Continue reading

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Right to Rest Law…

Today, as I was going with Miss Johnnie to her orthopaiedic office -I saw crews taking the life-supporting humble belongings from the camps of the poorest people in Colorado.  If you can’t get into shelter you don’t have any rights … Continue reading

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According to ACLU, sanctions on Sanctuary cites denied, Sanctimonious Right Wing Whining

Come the Heaven on… the loudest animated sphincters flapping their yaps against Sanctuary Cities are supposedly Christian and Jewish. Who play the Bible card in every debate. George W. Stupid did that shit. Did we ever get to conquer Iraq … Continue reading

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ACLU and Shepard Fairey drape Lady Liberty in nationalism & jingo-freedom

Is “Freedom” the same thing as Liberty? Let’s see, ACFU? It has an unfriendly ring to it.   The American Civil Liberties Union commissioned this fundraising magnet from halftone-deaf one-note Obamartist Shepard Fairey, but somebody confused this for a Department … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Jacob Appelbaum confounds US customs w Bill of Rights thumbdrive

US-based Wikileaks colleague Jacob Appelbaum has a humorous account of his reentry yesterday to the US. Flying into Newark last July his laptop was searched and his cell phones confiscated. This time Appelbaum tweeted ahead that the ACLU would be … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to water, but will it give a statement to the press?

From the horse’s mouth: Nope. On advice of lawyer, don’t talk about arrest. On advice from retired lawyers: civil liberties issue iffy. Advice gleaned from the overworked ACLU: case not as good as others we’ve got. Advice from friends: hope … Continue reading

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Should local Israel boycott arrestees face wrongful charges alone, without your support or media scrutiny?

COLORADO SPRINGS- There’s a plan tomorrow, Thursday Jan 6 at 1:30, for the first court appearance of BDS activists Cyndy Kulp and Ted Nace, arrested in November at a local shopping center, and charged with trespass to curtail their free … Continue reading

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In Tennessee, ACLU = Terrorists

The Memphis Homeland Security fusion center has a map listing the Tennessee ACLU as a “Terrorist Event.” Compound that with what a ranking senator (R-AL) has called the “ACLU DNA.” It goes beyond semantics when the label of terrorist means … Continue reading

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Repeal DADT and enact the Dream Act because the Army needs more soldiers

A thousand times NO you ignorant dupes! The ACLU wants me to support the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, so that more gays can join the military. Otherwise-progressives are lobbying for the Dream Act, so that the children of … Continue reading

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ACLU defends Freedom of Speech: that of yours, mine, Nazis or corporations

COLORADO SPRINGS- The local Springs ACLU chapter is challenging the national office’s position on the recent Citizens United victory and I’m torn. I am as anti-corporate as the next rabid class-war insurgent, but the longstanding corporate personhood abomination is a … Continue reading

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Senators Cornyn, Smith, Lieberman, Webb, McCain, not common criminals

They want war crimes trials, then book ’em. Senators John Cornyn, Lamar Smith, Joe Lieberman, Jim Webb and John McCain have mouthed off against bringing accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to trial in US civilian courts. They want Mohammed … Continue reading

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Take the ACLU Facebook quiz to see what kind of open book you are

Maybe you don’t fear facing off with an army intelligence interrogator, FBI detective, or secret service agent sitting in a Fusion Center determined to anticipate your next move. But what about a loan officer, insurance adjuster, arbitration negotiator, prospective employer, … Continue reading

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There is no License to Kill

“Licensed to Kill” was an Ian Fleming invention. His friend Richard Meinertzhagen dropped Fleming’s phrase for guests to infer he was a secret agent. RM’s routine of arriving at diner parties with a smoking gun reinforced whispers that he had … Continue reading

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Private Funding to close down the Concentration Camp?

This is a question for the Legal Eagles…   Since the only real issue left in getting rid of this huge albatross around our collective national neck… (the one that’s tied to the even larger Boat Anchor)… Is one of … Continue reading

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2 turncoat Democrats are our senators!

Freshly minted US Senator Michael Bennett just voted against the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, siding with the usurious banks. Do we give him a pass? It’s not Bennett’s first snub of the November 2008 progressive mandate. … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Calendar MAY 2009

MAY 2009 1- May Day: International Workers Day 4- Tobias Wolff, Reading at CC, Armstrong Theatre, 7pm 9- UFCW Local 7 contract expires with Safeway workers 15- NAKBA commemoration 17- CFP Protest of PRO-ISRAEL RALLY, City Auditorium, 3pm-6pm 18- Senator … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs government and police continue to lie about their raids on the Homeless

HOMELAND INSECURITY REPORT- The CS police, under the direction of Police Cap Ricky ‘Liars’ Myers, are continuing to fudge and pretend their innocence about their raids and harassment against the Homeless population in the city, on behalf of the Business … Continue reading

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Obama to close Gitmo year from now

Yesterday Barack Obama suspended the GWOT military tribunals and announced the closing of Guantanamo Prison Camp, eventually. Care to explain to those still being detained without charges, why it’s going to take a year? Many progressives are applauding Obama’s bold … Continue reading

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Paging Lucy Shoup aka Lucy McDonald

Who was the Maryland State Trooper infiltrating Silver Springs area peace groups? Unmasked by an ACLU case which represented several dozen activists labeled by “Lucy” as terrorists, even the LA Times article would not reveal her true identity. But certainly … Continue reading

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Following Obama out of La La Land

Rita and her GRANDMOTHERS FOR PEACE found change.gov and gave them an earful. (change.gov is the President-Elect’s change.org) FOLLOWING OBAMA OUT OF LA LA LAND I was afraid. The 2/26/08 e-mail from Bob Nemanich, Obama El Paso County Co-Coordinator, had … Continue reading

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ACLU: Police provoked first DNC arrests

The ACLU has uncovered a police report which reveals that the first gassing of protesters at the DNC was in response to actions by an undercover provocateur. The police explain their ruse was to extract the infiltrator from the crowd … Continue reading

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Who’s a Constitution Voter?

Visit the ACLU website to add your mugshot to the I’m a Constitution Voter drive. You’ll be standing up for civil liberties and the Police State can Photoshop your inevitable booking info unto the card you’re already holding. Perhaps “Constitution … Continue reading

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RNC marchers charged with felony riot

SAINT PAUL- These people have been herded from the streets to a park by the river. As riot troops close in, people were told to place their hands on their heads and that they are being arrested. Watch as some … Continue reading

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NMT coverage of DNC 2008 protests

At right is R68’s CMYK guide to DNC protests, STORM IN THE CITY, colored mischievously enough to read STORM’N.   Below is a guide to the NotMyTribe posts on the Denver DNC. We covered preparations, betrayals, security, the Saturday training, … Continue reading

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DPD DNC provocateurs shy from camera

DENVER- Monday PM, DNC Day 1. Undercover Agent Provocateurs. Circulating among protesters with video cameras is one thing, walking around like you want to start trouble is another. Can you spot the faux troublemaker? This image doesn’t show his professional … Continue reading

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