Author Archives: "Jim Babka"

Get Edward Snowden a pardon on his birthday

It’s Edward Snowden’s 36th birthday. Tell President Trump to pardon him Retweet Peeping-Toms are creepy. But it’s even worse when the peeper is your own government. Catching Peeping-Toms is heroic….

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Help convince the Supreme Court to end “stop and frisk”

Downsize DC proposes to overturn several bad court decisions. Here’s how… Retweet Overview: There was no victim and no crime. But police still searched him and arrested him. Help us…

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Tell President Trump to pardon Ross Ulbricht (Silk Road)

Support to pardon Ross Ulbricht (Silk Road) is growing. Be a part of it Retweet Thanks to funding from DC Downsizers, we filed an amicus brief in the Ross Ulbricht…

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Free the old people!

Restore federal parole. 10% of inmates are 55 years or older Retweet Incarceration rates are declining, but not fast enough. The U.S. still looks like a totalitarian state, when measured…

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U.S. “friend” to behead and crucify teenager

U.S. politicians should ignore Iran and reject the Saudis Retweet The ten-year-old boy shouted “The people want human rights,” from his bicycle. Saudi Arabian authorities were limited by their own…

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David Bergland 1935-2019

David Peter Bergland, RIP Retweet By Sharon Harris I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of David Bergland, who passed away on June 3, the day before his…

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Good news from Congress (marijuana)

Pressure your reps to co-sponsor marijuana legalization bills in Congress Retweet There are three bills in Congress that would legalize marijuana at the federal level – two in the Senate…

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Assange prosecution assaults YOUR freedom of the press

If you have a freedom of the PRESS, then so does Julian Assange Retweet If Julian Assange is guilty of espionage, then so is The New York Times. President Trump’s Justice…

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NEW: That time U.S. politicians almost blew up the world for absolutely no reason

The RESPONSE to the missiles in Cuba was the real danger Retweet By Perry Willis Once upon a time, politicians in Superpower A installed nuclear missiles on the border of Superpower…

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We’re adding a new article to our military history series!

The real results of WW2 were not as good as you’ve been told Retweet We’re adding to the series! Our next Dispatch will unveil a brand new article in Perry…

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