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Man arrested for protesting airport secu...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – December 31, 2010 – A Charlottesville man who stripped down to his underwear at Richmond International Airpot to protest security-screening procedures was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday, airport police said. Airport police identified him as Aaron B. Tobey, 21. He told police he was a student at the University of Cincinnati. The incident...

American Fascism: Feds team with Walgree...

WASHINGTON – December 17, 2010 – With signs that the flu season is picking up momentum, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today unveiled a demonstration project to raise flu vaccination rates in minority groups, backed by $10 million worth of vaccine vouchers from Walgreens. The vouchers, which can be distributed by community groups along with local and state...

Feds to force greenhouse gas rules on Ar...

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – January 2, 2011 – New rules aimed at controlling greenhouse gas emissions will be enforced directly by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in parts of Arizona, since the state refused to submit its own plan for dealing with the pollutants. Arizona had accused the EPA of overstepping its authority in regulating greenhouse gases and said the state...