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Shit in a Sack

? From the front page of the Pueblo Star-Journal and Sunday Chieftain?, Dated Sunday November 6, 1977. The banner headline on the front page cried out in large bold lettering: NEWSMEN TOUR PRISON AND VIEW “LIVING HELL” By Bill Gagnon. … Continue reading

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Human rights for even Anders Breivik

In retrospect, awarding the newly elected Barack Obama a Nobel Peace Prize was about as smartly ambitious as it gets. Everyone knows humanitarians don’t do it for the reward. A Nobel Prize is wasted if there’s not some eligible sociopath … Continue reading

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Empire says behave or the next Bradley Manning or Hugo Chavez will be you

Indefinite detention, solitary confinement, torture, and assassination are tools America does not hesitate to use to enforce its feudal corporate agenda. That the US didn’t dispatch Bolivarian hero Hugo Chavez like they did Yasser Arafat is belied by their protestation … Continue reading

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Al jazeera reports on the widespread use of torture INSIDE the US

The US government is always talking about Chinese human rights abuses, and China has begun to respond with discussing the US’s own bad situation where human rights abuses are also very widespread. Unfortunately most Americans themselves are unaware that this … Continue reading

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Support Palestinian prisoners in their struggle against Israeli torture regime

The hunger strike continues… In photos: widespread solidarity with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners …NOTE how Israelis use solitary confinement to torture POWs just exactly how the Pentagon does. Volatile Situation as Hunger Strikers near Death.

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US use of torture on POWs should stop

The U.S. has a long history of torturing its POWs. Torture of POWs is used by many other countries. However its use is denied by many U.S. authorities or government officials. The definition of torture put simply is to cause … Continue reading

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Capitalist barbarism on display in Florence, Colorado and Honduras

By now, the propaganda machine in capitalist society world wide has begun its coverup of the real truth about the Honduran prison gulags. Almost 360 burned alive in a fire at a prison system where it WAS NOT the first … Continue reading

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State of Colorado admits torturing prisoners

Solitary confinement is the favorite manner that the US tortures people with and the State of Colorado has just admitted to torturing people in this manner to the federal government, yet the Obama Administration will not begin to punish the … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning’s heroism magnified

PFC Bradley Manning’s last approved visitor David House was denied access to visit the Adrian-Lamo-named Wikileaks source, in this eighth month of solitary confinement without charges. Last week Manning’s lawyer described the conditions endured by his client: For 23 hours … Continue reading

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As Wikileaks threatens establishment, Apple wields sledgehammer FOR 1984

Remember when Apple pretended to be the defiant sledgehammer to 1984? Today as Julian Assange swings the hammer, Apple joins its big brothers on the giant screen as it removes the Wikileaks app for iPones and iPads. Did you think … Continue reading

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Amateurish Bomb fails to go off, DHS to the rescue…

So, let’s see, A “Major Break” in terrorist infiltrators involving somebody with Pakistan ties “confessing” to buying large amounts of a solvent used as PVC cement that you can buy in 55 gallon drums without raising any suspicion, Methyl Ether … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Blue cowardice- These colors do run!

For years now, the majority of Americans have allowed their country’s leaders to murder, torture, and lie in their name, with hardly a protest against it. They allowed their Constitution to be defiled by remaining silent as their government held … Continue reading

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Solitary confinement blocks for Ft Carson

Mark Lewis has been sent photographs taken by an alert Southeast Coloradan, of trucks laden with strange cargo for the Ft Carson PCMS. Strapped to each truck bed are several self contained units, of what appear to be modular living … Continue reading

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If people only knew how bad the breakdown of corporate medicine is getting

Most Americans don’t fully realize how bad the corporate model world medical system is actually doing. Here is Democracy Now in reportage about a man held in Arizona in solitary confinement within a hospital for almost a year, appropriately titled … Continue reading

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The tiers of torture inside American prisons

It’s been ages since I saw an article in Time Magazine worth reading, but ‘Are Prisons Driving Prisoners Mad?‘ does ask the right question It even goes so far as to answer the question honestly, and then to conclude that … Continue reading

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A proposed local anti-torture resolution

We, concerned American citizens and residents of the city of Colorado Springs, call upon our city council to issue a proclamation to both the state of Colorado and the federal government, that as citizens of this city, state, and country, … Continue reading

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