Tags » Patrick Leahy

Why Did Bernie Sanders Get Gaza So Wrong?

Senators Sanders & Leahy Join in Deeply Flawed Resolution Supporting Israel

By James Marc Leas | CounterPunch | July 24, 2014

All 100 Senators, including Vermont’s Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy, joined in passing a 

1,096 more words
Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Study: Judicial Vacancies Are Jamming Up the System

Talmadge Nix, a lawyer with the firm Nix and Poet in eastern Texas, represents a Chinese national who has been sitting in jail for months. Arrested as part of a prostitution conspiracy ring, the woman has a green card and she doesn’t want to plead guilty for fear of how it might affect her immigration status. 755 more words

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick compares deporting illegal immigrants to sending Jews to concentration camps

  Today Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick made a disgusting attempt to shame opponents of illegal immigration into submission by comparing them to what happened at the outbreak of WWII. 255 more words

Politics

Shumlination

Might seem like an oxymoron, but a radio guy has created the second-best visual representation of Governor Shumlin’s fundraising power. (VPR’s Taylor Dobbs by name.) It’s a simple bar graph: Shumlin’s money totals are indicated by two impressively erect columns reaching for the sky; Scott Milne’s are two thin smears on the bottom line. 889 more words

2014 Election

Did another Senate Democrat just liken deportation of illegal alien kids to the Holocaust? Updated with link to video

At least two other Tweeters say they heard it too:

Leahy comparing CA kids now and Jews then: They came here, they were tuned back, sent back, many of them to certain death in the death camps— …

72 more words
US Politics

Senate bill passes bringing regulated post-contract cell phone “unlocking” closer to reality

Android users could soon finally be able to easily use any supported carrier at the end of their service contract without having to jump through hoops or use other means to unlock the device. 239 more words

Google Corporate

Senate bill passes bringing regulated post-contract cell phone "unlocking" closer to reality

iPhone users could soon finally be able to easily use any supported carrier at the end of their service contract without having to jump through hoops or use other means to unlock the device. 235 more words

AAPL Company