Feinstein introduces Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011 by Nikki Alexander

By Nikki Alexander
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Dec. 20, 2011

No Justice Forever

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Scroll down to the end for the final language that would become law if this bill passes (by amending the 1971 NDA / USC Section 4001 of title 18). As you probably know, the AUMF (Authorization for Use of Military Force) that congress passed as a result of 9/11 is the “authority” that is being used to legitimize these gulags. What Feinstein is doing with this bill is counteracting the misuse of the AUMF that has been used incrementally to broaden executive power to detain and imprison anyone, anywhere in the world without due process – OUTSIDE the judicial system.

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Libya: Reporting War Crimes AFTER the Facts by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
20 December 2011

Nearly two months after NATO warplanes ended their bombing campaign in Libya, the New York Times has now published “an investigation” by its staff writers that purports to show that “civilians were killed in several distinct attacks” [1]. The so-called “paper of record” goes on to say in its article published 17 December that it has found evidence that the “air campaign was not as flawless as NATO has described” – nor, it should be added, as the New York Times itself tended to report at the time of the atrocities.

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The Maccabeats: Candlelight + Miracle

hanukkah  candles

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Dandelion Salad

Happy Chanukah!

on Nov 26, 2010

Based on Mike Tompkins’ a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite”.
Video by Uri Westrich
Production Assistant- Rivie Shalev

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