Archive for August 17th, 2013

Hundreds of People Stop Westboro Church Hate Protest

Hundreds of People Stop Westboro Church Hate Protest

The Westboro Baptist Church/Hate-Group recently showed up to protest the funeral of yet another small town soldier. “God Hates _______” insert whatever group, idea, or hobby the hate group might happen to be focusing on that day. We at Political Blind Spot are most certainly against the seemingly unending series of baseless wars, serving corporate […]

Write to Marissa Alexander the Mother of Three Who Endured Domestic Violence, Now Sitting in Prison for 20 years

Write to Marissa Alexander the Mother of Three Who Endured Domestic Violence, Now Sitting in Prison for 20 years

The following is a letter Marissa Alexander. This is the real life human being. She is not a news item. She is not something to discuss around the water cooler in the office. She is not a concept, she is a real-life mother of three. She is the real life victim of domestic abuse. She […]

Posted in: Racism, Sexism
Audit Finds NSA Broke Privacy Rules THOUSANDS of Times Every Year

Audit Finds NSA Broke Privacy Rules THOUSANDS of Times Every Year

By Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Carol D. Leonnig The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreign intelligence targets […]

Posted in: Surveillance, The State
Couple Ask Doctor for “Second Opinion,” Now Fights to Get their Baby Back from the State (Video)

Couple Ask Doctor for “Second Opinion,” Now Fights to Get their Baby Back from the State (Video)

By Gabriel Roxas and Siemny Chhuon A Sacramento family was torn apart after a 5-month-old baby boy was taken from his parents following a visit to the doctor. The young couple thought their problems were behind them after their son had a scare at the hospital, but once they got home their problems got even […]

Posted in: Police State, The State