Posts Tagged ‘precedent’

Syria Massacre Coverup Shows Danger Of Assange Precedent

The New York Times has published a very solid investigative report on a U.S. military coverup of a 2019 massacre in Baghuz, Syria which killed scores of civilians. This would be the second investigative report on civilian-slaughtering U.S. airstrikes by The New York Times in a matter of weeks, and if I were a more conspiracy-minded person I’d say the paper of […]

US Coverup Of Syria Massacre Shows The Danger Of The Assange Precedent

The New York Times has published a very solid investigative report on a US military coverup of a 2019 massacre in Baghuz, Syria which killed scores of civilians. This would be the second investigative report on civilian-slaughtering US airstrikes by The New York Times in a matter of weeks, and if I were a more conspiracy-minded person I’d say […]

Marwa Osman on Israel’s genocide of Gaza, and the new precedent of united regional Resistance

Eva Bartlett  A very informative discussion with Beirut-based journalist and political analyst Marwa Osman, on the litany of Israeli crimes against Palestinians in Gaza during Israel’s horrifying bombardment of the besieged and densely inhabited Gaza Strip. Note: as of May 19: Ministry of Health in Gaza: 219 Palestinians massacred, including 63 children, 36 women and injuring […]

The Forgotten Precedent for Our ‘Unprecedented’ Political Insanity

European visitors were stunned. Many wrote home about the wild spectacle of an American election, watching “people living as far asunder as the population of Paris is from that of St. Petersburg” simultaneously break out in political debate. To Europeans, it looked like a festival of diversity, anchored by working-class young white marchers and filled […]

In precedent, court rules school can bar unvaccinated, untested worker

In a landmark ruling, a Tel Aviv labor court ruled Sunday that a school can prevent unvaccinated employees who refuse to have regular COVID-19 tests from coming to work, determining that the children’s safety takes precedence over staff’s rights. The ruling came in the case of a teaching assistant at a school in the town […]

Episode 395 – Precedent Trump

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed So here we are in 2021, living in the smoking wreckage of Pax Americana. What was the meaning of the last four years? What lessons have been learned, and how will those lessons be applied going forward? What, in other words, was Precedent Trump? Watch on […]

Temporary nuclear deal with Iran buys time for Biden, but sets bad precedent

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Joe Biden Ditches Mask Precedent in the Oval Office

President Joe Biden on Thursday abandoned his precedent of wearing a mask in the Oval Office as he signed executive actions on health care. “Since we are socially distanced, I think I can take my mask off and make this very brief announcement,” Biden said after reporters entered the Oval Office. The president spoke to […]

Attorney: Trump Impeachment Sets Precedent Presidents Are Responsible For Actions of Their Supporters

Attorney Jonathan Turley has warned that the impending impeachment of Donald Trump over the storming of Capitol Hill sets the precedent that presidents can be impeached for the actions of their supporters. Top Democrats say they “have the votes” to introduce articles of impeachment against Trump for “inciting an insurrectionist mob” during last week’s incident. […]

Why impeach Trump at this late date? One word, says Bernie Sanders: ‘Precedent’

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday delivered a one-word answer to those wondering why Congress should impeach President Donald Trump even though he only has days left in office: Precedent. “It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government,” Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted Friday amid […]

Trump hands Biden a precedent: Terrorists can be negotiated with

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Pompeo dives into GOP confab from Jerusalem, defying precedent and possibly law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside his own advice to American diplomats and bulldozing a long tradition of secretary of state non-partisanship, Mike Pompeo plunged into the heart of the US 2020 presidential race Tuesday with a speech from Jerusalem supporting Donald Trump’s reelection. The address was roundly condemned by Democrats and others as an inappropriate […]

Precedent Set: State Supreme Court Rules Police Can’t Arrest Students for Using Medical Marijuana on Campus

By Jack Burns The Arizona State Supreme Court ruled this week that college students who are medical marijuana users will no longer have to live in fear of being arrested and labeled as felony drug users if they are caught on campus with their medicine. The ruling also has national implications in states where […]

State Sets Massive Precedent, Passes Law To Effectively Ban The NSA

By Rachel Blevins Michigan has become the first state to ban the National Security Agency’s intrusive data collection practices by passing a law that prohibits law enforcement and state agencies from turning over personal data to the federal government without due process. The Fourth Amendment Rights Protection Act, or HB4430, will go into […]

State Sets Massive Precedent, Makes Big Pharma Pay to Fix Opioid Crisis THEY CAUSED

(Support Free Thought) – Arkansas has become the latest state to hold Big Pharma accountable for its role in the country’s ongoing opioid crisis, but unlike the other states that have filed lawsuits against major pharmaceutical companies, Arkansas is demanding compensation for solutions to end the epidemic. The lawsuit, which named 52 opioid manufacturers […]

Federal Ruling Could Set Dangerous Precedent Allowing Law Enforcement Access to WhatsApp

By Derrick Broze A recently unsealed ruling shows a federal judge granted the U.S. government permission to spy on a user of WhatsApp – what does this mean for users of the popular encrypted messaging app? In early March a federal judge overturned a lower court’s decision by allowing the U.S. Department of […]

Disturbing Precedent: Mother Sterilized As Court Hands Down Order Recommending It

By Matt Agorist At the request of an Oklahoma court, a mother of seven has been sterilized as part of a judge’s order, setting a damning precedent in the process. Summer Thyme Creel, 34, had the procedure in November after the judge wrote he could consider it at her sentencing if she chose […]

Texas Sets Precedent: 1000 Year Prison Sentence For Child Rapist

Texas has set a record-breaking legal precedent by sentencing a child rapist to 1,000 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing two young girls. Robert Franks, 39, of San Marcos, Texas, received two consecutive life sentences, as well as one-thousand years in prison by a federal judge who sent a loud and […]

Twitter ban on Russian media ads motivated by deep prejudice, sets precedent – Kremlin

“We regret this, primarily due to the fact that the company is most likely falling victim to deep prejudice against our media,” Peskov stated on Friday. He emphasized Moscow’s chagrin that the social media giant “sets a precedent of unequal treatment of its customers,” which may cause concern to other users of the network. Twitter’s […]

Dangerous precedent: Court rules Britain’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia are ‘lawful’, despite destruction of Yemen

     London’s High Court has ruled that UK arms sales to the Saudi Arabian regime are “lawful” in response to a judicial review brought by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT). The case hinged on the question of whether the UK failed to suspend sales in line with legal obligations, given the Saudi’s current […]

Is California Setting Up Precedent For The 5G Wireless Takeover?

July 7, 2017 By Catherine J. Frompovich Many people are concerned—seriously, too—about a bill introduced into the California State Legislature dealing with the placement of 5G Wireless towers on poles every so many feet. “SB 649 is a bill that would eliminate local governments’ planning authority over wireless facilities on publicly-owned streets […]

Court Sets Ominous Precedent: Informing Jurors of Their Rights Is Now ILLEGAL

June 3, 2017 By Justin Gardner Big Rapids, MI — As constitutional rights are steadily eroded in the U.S. through the burgeoning police/surveillance state, one case in Michigan provides an example of just how dire the situation has gotten. Keith Woods, a resident of Mecosta County, was charged and recently convicted for […]

Media concoct firestorm as Jeremy Corbyn launches anti-Semitism report

Asa Winstanley Media Watch 30 June 2016 Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, alongside Shami Chakrabarti, the independent lawyer who conducted an inquiry into anti-Semitism in the party, at a press conference presenting her findings in London, 30 June. Jonathan Brady PA Wire/AP Images A lawmaker caused a media firestorm at the launch of an independent UK Labour […]

Google censors information regarding Killary’s crimes

     Judging by the top trending Google searches about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, it seems that people have one thing they want to know: Is Hillary Clinton going to jail? Out of all the searches regarding the former Secretary of State, the most popular query was whether she would be imprisoned. These queries undoubtedly stem […]

Iran traditional medicine workshops in Vienna

Two Iranian traditional medicine workshops were held in Austria for the first time with the aim to introduce traditional medicine to western physicians and pharmacists as well as Iranian resident physicians. A delegation from Tehran University of Medical Science’s Faculty of Traditional Medicine, comprising head of the faculty Hossein Rezaei Zadeh, deputy of international affairs […]

Black Lives Matter & Reproductive Rights Alliance For Justice

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protesters march in support of Black Lives Matter, January 1, 2014. (Joe Brusky / Flickr) Leaders from the Black Lives Matter and reproductive justice movements recently announced a formal organizational alliance through a call with press and activists around the country. “Today, we launch this statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter […]

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake rattles northeastern Taiwan

     An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale occurred off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau reported shortly after the temblor. The quake’s epicenter was located at sea about 185.4 kilometers east of Keelung City Hall in northern Taiwan at a depth of 212.7 km, the bureau […]

Velayati: Iranian, Russian researchers play important role

Moscow, Feb3, IRNA — Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati called on distinguished Iranian and Russian researchers and thinkers to play a valuable role in the broadening of bilateral ties. ‘Iranian and Russian researchers and thinkers should play an important role the expansion of mutual cooperation,’ Velayati said in […]

Don’t Count On Elections: Organize Or Die

Print Friendly Never In The History Of The World Has An Election Destroyed A System Of Oppression Vote or Die. That’s the dichotomy rap mogul P. Diddy popularized back in 2006 in an effort to marshal the nation’s youth to the ballot box on election day. Fast forward two presidential elections later, as the American political […]

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