Submitted by the TREND letter on Mon, 12/22/2014 - 13:58
Hoping to avoid the negative publicity, Philadelphia prosecutors agreed to halt efforts to seize the homes of two of the lead plaintiffs in a widely publicized federal suit challenging the city’s use of civil forfeiture laws in drug cases.
Submitted by the TREND letter on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:20
In a true democracy, would politicians allow deals to be made with bankers to remove restrictions such as the Dodd Frank, and then the effective repeal of the Volcker Rule? Inserted inside the urgent spending bill, these politicians slipped in language that will roll back landmark bank regulations passed in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008.
Submitted by the TREND letter on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 19:31
The following story from the Washington Post is a Christmas present to American citizens. Finally, Executive Orders are being challenged in court, for they are totally unconstitutional. In what was once considered the greatest democratic country in the world, we have seen far too much of this dictatorial abuse of power from US presidents that steals the people's right to decide what the future is for their country.
Submitted by the TREND letter on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 22:37
Ok, there it is...former US V.P Dick Cheney has slammed the recently released Senate report on CIA interrogation techniques Wednesday, calling it “full of crap,” and a “terrible piece of work” that was “deeply flawed.”
Submitted by the TREND letter on Sun, 11/30/2014 - 12:40
Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected proposals on Sunday that would have forced the central bank to buy huge amounts of gold and imposed strict curbs on immigration, in what is seen as a result strengthening Swiss ties with the European Union.
The measures proposed on Sunday reflect a growing sense that Switzerland is under siege by foreign workers eroding its Alpine culture and trading partners who have insisted in recent years that the Swiss dismantle their business model based on banking secrecy.