Reagan Was an ‘Extreme Racist’ Who Re-Enslaved African Americans

Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office

Noam Chomsky: Reagan Was an ‘Extreme Racist’ Who Re-Enslaved African Americans | Alternet The famed scholar blames the drug war for subjugating African Americans. > by Scott Kaufman |12/11/2014 | RePost: 12/13/2014 3:32:00 AM | In an interview with GRITtv’s Laura Flanders, linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky discussed how the events in Ferguson, Missouri and the protests that followed demonstrate just how little race relations in the United States have […]

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Bipartisan FOIA reforms – Dead

Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-OH) (R) cuts ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) off during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government

House scuttles bipartisan FOIA reforms | MSNBC >by Steve Benen |12/12/14 11:25 AM—Updated 12/12/14 01:57 PM | RePost: 12/13/2014 112:46:40 AM| The deeply divided House of Representatives doesn’t have too many unanimous votes, but earlier this year, the “FOIA Oversight and Implementation Ac” sailed through the chamber without a single opponent. The fact that its chief co-sponsors in the House were Reps. Darrell Issa R-Calif. and Elijah Cummings D-Md. – two […]

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