Politics

 
 

Upside Downtrodden - Episode 97

EPISODE 97 TOPIC: GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs)
 

From Ice Buckets To ISIS Rockets

The US escalates action against ISIS with the threat of plunging into another war, but we are more likely to hear about ice buckets and who has plunged themselves to fight ALS.
 

We Are The World

We're wary of sending tanks back into Iraq and alarmed by Russian tanks near Ukraine. Meanwhile we witness police on military tanks rolling through the streets of Ferguson.
 

Should the United States Government reevaluate its policy of not paying ransom to terrorist groups?

We now know that the terrorist group ISIS demand ransom for journalist James Foley. They later killed him because the ransom wasn't delivered and for the recent bombing of ISIS forces in Iraq.

Yes
50% (2 votes)
No
25% (1 vote)
Not Sure
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4
 

Cantor's Last Day

Monday, August 18th marked the last day for U.S Rep. Eric Cantor. He made an official statement last month that he would be resigning in August.
 

Upside Downtrodden - episode 96

EPISODE 96 SEGMENTS: JUSTWORTHY CAUSE - SPORT
 

Song: "GOP Hypocrisy Sucks"

Verse: Tho it's been banned he-ah They twice-ban Shariah Cuz, God knows, Islam's some crazy cult
 

Political Blogger #Hackathon

The main goal of this event is to offer local bloggers a chance to meet each other and discuss collaboration ideas.
 

Unarmed But Not Unharmed

An unarmed black teen is gunned down in Ferguson and now protesters face a militarized police force keeping the peace with instruments of war.
 

Petition: Urge The Federal Government to Appropriate Funds So Local Law Enforcement Can Purchase On-Body Cameras for Police Officers

Background: 

With the tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. And the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY from an apparent choke hold. It is time that the federal government step in and partnered with local law enforcement and purchase On-Body Cameras for officers. Even if this started as a small pilot program in Chicago and NYC. It will be a start in the right direction.

 

Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo