MASS INCARCERATION IN AMERICA

We came across this article and had to share it….   Pelican Bay, California’s most notorious supermax prison. Photo via the California Department of Corrections. The United States has an enormous prison problem. A more-than-2.4-million-prisoner-sized problem, to be precise, locked up in the archipelago of federal penitentiaries, state corrections facilities, and local jailhouses that form…

Fox News hosts mock and chastise citizens for filming the police

It is helpful to examine how the American media subtly influences audiences toward tolerating oppression when they should be resisting it.  Illustrating this point, two major cable news hosts devoted airtime toward denigrating citizen activists’ efforts to hold the government accountable. The topic of discussion earlier this week on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor was the subject…

BREAKING: California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Handgun Ban AB 1964

  The following is a press release from CAL-FFL, Democrat-authored Assembly Bill 1964 will further criminalize the sale of handguns to law-abiding, background-checked Californians. ROSEVILLE, CA (July 18, 2014) — In a Legislative Update issued earlier today, California Governor Jerry Brown announced that he has signed Assembly Bill 1964 (Dickinson), a measure that will eliminate the “single shot” exemption to California’s…