Posts Tagged ‘NDAA’

WATCH: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s First Interview Off Death Row, Says OWS a ‘Damn Good Beginning’

In his first interview since being taken off death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal spoke with Russian Television on April 11. In the wide-ranging interview, Jamal speaks of what it’s been like spending more than half his life on death row, where in the world he’d like to visit and the Occupy Wall Street Movement — which he says, if it wants to make a real impact...

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DAILY GRINDER: 5th Person Comes Forward with Abuse Allegations as Conlin E-mails Released [UPDATED]

Another woman came forward yesterday and claimed former Daily News sports columnist Bill Conlin sexually assaulted her when she was 7-years-old. Update: You can actually make that 6 people. Deadspin writer A.J. Daulerio, who broke the story of the Inquirer’s story about Conlin, has released a series of emails between the sportswriter and himself. They’re...

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Wikileaks Releases Spy Files Detailing Surveillance of Cell Phones and Computers on Global Scale

Two weeks ago, Wikileaks released documents that have conspiracy theorists going, “Told you so.” (And if they were right about this, who knows what else they’re right about – alien-Illuminati world takeover?) The 287 “Spy Files” that Wikileaks released reveal an extensive global intelligence industry that boomed following the World Trade Center...

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With Obama Prepared to Sign, Pennsylvania Senators Get ‘TwitterBombed’ over Defense Bill

With Obama Prepared to Sign, Pennsylvania Senators Get ‘TwitterBombed’ over Defense Bill

Image: Shutterstock President Barack Obama said yesterday he was backpeddling on his months-long threat to veto the National Defense Authorization Act, which, many contend, gives the U.S. military the right to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens as part of the war on terror. As we’ve noted, both Pennsylvania senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey not only voted in...

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