Archive for June 5th, 2013

Judge Says Minorities ‘Predisposed’ to Crime
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Judge Says Minorities ‘Predisposed’ to Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A coalition of civil rights organizations filed a judicial misconduct complaint Tuesday against a conservative federal judge who previously considered for a spot on the U.S. Supreme Court, for comments she allegedly made during a speech that are seen as discriminatory. The judge is facing a judicial-misconduct complaint over allegations that she […]

Posted in: Racism, Xenophobia
NO-LIMITS SURVEILLANCE: Cell Phone “Tattoos” and Microchipping to Replace Passwords?
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NO-LIMITS SURVEILLANCE: Cell Phone “Tattoos” and Microchipping to Replace Passwords?

Motorola recently announced that forthcoming phones could use electronic tattoos or pills to identify users. While the technology is certainly intriguing, this raises a plethora of privacy concerns, particularly for dissenting voices which have found themselves on the government’s “naughty list.” The ‘Biostamps’ are made by the corporation MC10 and utilize bendable circuitry that can stretch up […]

Native American Student Denied Diploma and Fined $1000 for Feather
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Native American Student Denied Diploma and Fined $1000 for Feather

An Escambia Academy High School student, in Atmore Alabama, said she was denied her diploma and fined $1,000 for wearing a traditional eagle feather at her graduation. It has been more than a week, and she still does not have her diploma. She said it is all because of her feather. “They told me that […]

Are we all Muslim now? Assata Shakur and the Terrordome
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Are we all Muslim now? Assata Shakur and the Terrordome

Assata Shakur has been placed on the ‘Most Wanted Terrorists’ list, but the move has raised many eyebrows [AP] Like the association of the ‘black criminal’ tied to the ‘war on crime’, so it is with Muslims and the ‘war on terror’.   By Sohail Daulatzai Assata Shakur is now a Muslim. Well, she didn’t […]

Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Study Finds
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Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Study Finds

By Micah David Naziri We can now put to bed the old argument of whether or not a vegetarian diet is typically superior to a meat-based diet. While undoubtedly making many of us quite uncomfortable with the findings, a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, a Journal of the American Medical Association, concluded in a […]

Posted in: Health and Diet