Cal Garcia

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Cop: Americans Who Think That Black Lives Matter are a "Terrorist Group"

A cop, who believes the US President favors African-Americans, Al Sharpton is a criminal tax evader and Louis Farrakhan is an “ignorant son of a …

Judge orders release of documents tied to Trump University lawsuit

A federal judge ordered Friday the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.<p>U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego calls for the documents to be released …

Dirtbox Over Disneyland? New Docs Reveal Anaheim’s Cellular Surveillance Arsenal

Dirtbox Over Disneyland? Anaheim’s Cell Surveillance Arsenal RevealedAnaheim Police have spent almost a decade secretly building an inventory of …

Is the Vancouver Police Department sweeping up your cell phone data?

<b>What is the StingRay?</b><p>The StingRay (technically known as an IMSI catcher), can simulate cell phone towers in order to trick nearby mobile phones into …

Fears in Flint Continue After Thousands of Kids Are Believed to Have Been Exposed to Lead in Tainted Drinking Water

For the past three months, the Family Fun Night at Freeman Elementary School in Flint, Michigan, has been anything but fun.<p>Instead taking part in a …

Michael Moore Just Nailed What No One Is Willing to Say About Flint's Water Crisis

Michael Moore is known for tackling tough subjects, which is especially true when it comes to his hometown of Flint, Michigan. Now, in the midst of a …

BBC journalist Rana Rahimpour stopped from flying to US

<b>A BBC journalist with dual British-Iranian nationality has been prevented from flying to the US after falling foul of changes to visa rules.</b><p>Rana Rahimpour was told by US authorities she could not travel under a visa waiver scheme.<p>Under new laws, dual citizens from several nationalities must instead …

We created Islamic extremism: Those blaming Islam for ISIS would have supported Osama bin Laden in the ’80s | Salon.com

The newspaper noted that bin Laden organized a militia of thousands of foreign fighters from throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and "supported them with weapons and his own construction equipment" in their fight against the USSR in the 1980s. "We beat the Soviet Union," bin Laden …

Parole granted for man convicted in 1991 killing of gay banker

The last man still in prison for the 1991 killing of a gay Houston banker has been granted parole, a decision that has already stirred protests from …

Crime

Highlights from the Parliament the World’s Religions: Sound Bites

Sound bites from the Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City

Introducing Sister Bruce

October 25, 2015 by Fr. Dwight Longenecker<p>OK. I know it sounds dumb, but I’ve always wanted to be a nun. You know what I mean? So when that Jenner …

Living Faith - Home Family

<b>The Pope's longtime 'best friend' claims the pontiff has plans of accepting married priests and divorcees.</b><p>In a private conversation with his longtime …

What’s Next For Kim Davis?

Gay marriage has been legal in all 50 states for over two months now. Many same sex couples nationwide are finally enjoying the perks that come with …

A presidential pardon saved my life. Here's why Obama should pardon hundreds more women.

After the fifth year in prison, each additional year begins to eat into the layers of your soul. Parents pass away, friends drift off, spouses find …

From a first arrest to a life sentence

Published on July 15, 2015<p><i>In Fort Worth</i><p>Sharanda Jones — prisoner 33177-077 — struggled to describe the moment in 1999 when a federal judge sentenced her to life in prison after her conviction on a single cocaine offense.<p>She was a first-time, nonviolent offender.<p><b>UNWINDING THE DRUG WAR:</b> This story is …

House Speaker Predicts US Government Will Not Shutdown

Two days after announcing his resignation, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner predicted Congress would meet Wednesday's deadline to extend U.S. …

Supreme Court justice's new book contains a radical idea for the court

His new book reflects his international interests but also his view of how his job has changed over two decades on the court. "The Court and the World" isn't a book of generalities or abstract legal theory. It's a serious, insightful work, complete with a concrete, highly detailed analysis of …

Cuba announces massive prisoner release ahead of pope’s visit

Cuba announced Friday that it would free 3,522 people from its jails — one of the largest prisoner releases since the 1959 revolution — as a gesture …

Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 - Official UN Video

Feminism

My true gender identity: Niklaus Fluetsch at TEDxZUG

Gender

Kim Davis Is a Gift to Gay Rights

On Friday morning, same-sex couples in Rowan County, Kentucky, finally got the marriage licenses that the Supreme Court ruled must be provided to …

ACLU wants Kentucky clerk in contempt of court over denying gay marriage licenses

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The ACLU of Kentucky filed a motion in federal court Tuesday asking a judge to hold county clerk Kim Davis in contempt of court for failing to comply with the Supreme Court and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>In court papers, the ACLU lawyers note that following the …

Something incredible happened when Megyn Kelly asked John Kasich if he’d accept his hypothetical gay daughter

<b>John Kasich and family (AP/John Minchillo)</b><p>The crowd’s reaction wasn’t what you might have predicted<p>Luke Brinker<p>August 7, 2015 3:19am (UTC)<p>When Fox News moderators commenced the social issues portion of tonight's GOP presidential debate, it was hard to escape the sense that the debate stage in …

How Microsoft Got To 285 MW Of Wind Energy In 2 Years

<b>Published on</b> August 7th, 2015 | <i>by Rocky Mountain Institute</i><p>5<p>August 7th, 2015 by <b>Rocky Mountain Institute</b><p>Originally published on <i>RMI Outlet</i>.<br>By Stephen …

North Korea to turn clocks back by 30 minutes to establish own time zone

The North’s establishment of ‘Pyongyang time’, set to take effect on 15 August, is aimed at rooting out the legacy of the Japanese colonial period<p>It is a problem for small states everywhere overshadowed by mighty neighbours. How to stick out? And perhaps assert national pride at the same time?<p>On …

Scientists discover genetic switch for egg and sperm

<b>Tokyo:</b> In a first, Japanese researchers have found a genetic switch in vertebrates that determines whether germ cells become sperm or eggs.<p>The gene …