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I'm With Stupid: The Revolution Should Not Be Televised

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.08.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I don't know about you, but I am really enjoying the beating the idiots at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon are taking online and in soc...

How (Native) America's History of Protest Exposes a Sick Irony Behind the Oregon Occupation

Heather Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Heather Ann Thompson

The only reason why white ranchers have any land to run their cattle on today -- whether it is land that they hold a deed to, that they now defend against federal seizure, or public land that they currently use to feed their livestock -- was stolen from the American Indians.

For-profit College Crackdown

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Jeff Danziger

For-profit College Crackdown

President Obama Should Follow Bush Sr.'s Example and Green Light a Wilson Prosecution

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.25.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

On March 22, 1991, a visibly shaken and angered President George H.W. Bush said he was "sickened and outraged" by what he saw on television. That was the beating of black motorist Rodney King by a swarm of LAPD cops.

Stung: Government Disappears Stingray Spying Records

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

We've heard variations on the phrase "If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear" from the government for quite some time. It appears this may be true, at least if you are the government.

Why the Las Vegas Shooters Ran Loose

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.10.2014 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Millers' alleged slaying of two Las Vegas officers and a bystander will be treated as murder, without the hate attachment. This laxity is just enough space for the Millers of America to run loose.

Feds Open Banks for MMJ Business

The 420 Times | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

The Obama administration just said yes to banking for marijuana businesses in cannabis-legal states.

Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood

John Aronno | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Aronno

The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.

Feds Bust International Child Porn Ring

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

INDIANAPOLIS — Investigators have busted a child pornography ring spread across the U.S. and Europe that produced and distributed sexually expli...

Feds Want To Keep Jared Loughner Medicated

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 10.10.2011 | Crime

PHOENIX — The suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage should remain forcibly medicated with psychotropic drugs despite his lawyers' claims that d...

Twitter Reportedly Under Federal Investigation

Business Insider | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

The Federal Trade Commission is actively investigating Twitter and the way it deals with the companies building applications and services for its plat...

The Fed's 'White Whale' Of Insider Trading

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK/BOSTON (By Matthew Goldstein and Svea Herbst-Bayliss) - Soon after prosecutors charged two of his former employees with trafficking in co...

Feds SUE NYC, Say City Committed Medicaid Fraud

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The federal government sued the city of New York on Tuesday for Medicaid fraud, accusing it of overcharging the program tens of milli...

Hawaii County Files Trespassing Charges Against Census Worker Russell Haas

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — In these divisive times, Census worker Russell Haas has come to expect some resistance when he goes door to door to count the residen...

Obama Memo Gives More Benefits To Federal Workers' Same-Sex Partners

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama ordered government agencies Wednesday to extend additional benefits to same-sex partners of federal employee...

BP Oil Spill Causes Huge Drop In Value, But Company Will Likely Survive

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — BP is probably sturdy enough to survive the worst oil spill in U.S. history. But investors are shaving billions of dollars off its va...

U.S. Considering Criminal Case Against BP

LA Times | Richard A. Serrano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A team of top federal prosecutors and investigators has taken the first steps toward a formal criminal investigation into oil giant BP's actions befor...

Monica Conyers, Wife To John Conyers, Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Detroit Bribes

AP / Huffington Post | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit city councilwoman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for bribery after a federal judge r...

Feds Interview Northwest Pilots Who Overshot Minneapolis Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Federal investigators interviewed the crew of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles on ...

Feds Move To Seize 4 Mosques, Tower Linked To Iran

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors took steps Thursday to seize four U.S. mosques and a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by a nonprofit Muslim organiza...

China Swaps US Debt for Equity: All Problems Solved!

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

Goldman Sachs has announced that its Treasury Dept. has completed a debt for equity swap with the People's Republic of China, effectively solving most of America's problems.

Fed Releases Rare "Snapshot" on Economy

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

In a rare glimpse behind the closed-doors of The Federal Reserve, Chairman Ben Bernanke released a snapshot of the economy they have been looking at for months.

Piaget Building Examined By Feds: Links Between Iran, Skyscraper Suspected

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Despite being known to some as the Piaget Building, luxury Swiss jeweler Piaget wrote in a statement that "the company does not own the buildi...

The Hanged Census Worker: Why Appalachia Hates Feds

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

The U.S. government began its life back in 1791 by shafting the Appalachian area. People have not forgotten it, perhaps because it has yet to stop happening.

Najibullah Zazi: Feds Prepare Charges Against Airport Shuttle Driver In Terror probe

AP/ The Huffington Post | By STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE From CNN: FBI agents raid home of man questioned in terror plot: AURORA, Colorado (CNN) -- FBI agents late Saturday arrested Najibullah Zazi, ...