Mon, 9 May 2011
(2011/05/09) Obama targets American citizen for assassination, GOP's plan to gut education, "no-ride" train lists
Episode #286 President Obama targeted the radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki for assassination. Citizen Radio explains why it's bad to assassinate (even really bad) people before trial. The GOP claims it wants to reduce the deficit out of concern for young people, yet budget cuts disproportionately affect young people.
Teachers and unions in NYC have planned a massive anti-budget cut protest in response to Mayor Bloomberg's plans to eliminate thousands of teaching jobs. Visit http://www.onmay12.org/ for more details.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspaper photoshopped Hillary Clinton out of the now-iconic "Situation Room" bin Laden photo.
Sen. Schumer wants to implement "no-ride" train lists, and the Mississippi flooding is far, far worse than the media has reported.
Allison continues to blog at The Nation. Share her articles on Facebook and Twitter! (http://www.thenation.com/blog/160509/ny-teachers-vow-%E2%80%98wisconsin-style%E2%80%99-protest)
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