Archive | July, 2012

John Kiriakou interviewed by Truthout's Jason Leopold

CIA Whistleblower Makes ‘Bold’ & ‘Provocative’ Allegations of ‘Selective’ & ‘Vindictive’ Prosecution

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? John Kiriakou’s case deserves our attention because the current administration is already responsible for prosecuting more government officials under the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined. Kiriakou has been an outspoken critic of the CIA’s rendition and torture policies post-911—Ed  Former CIA agent John Kiriakou, who the United States government alleges released […]

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Map of Tucson with areas of Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, and Tanque Verde highlighted

Annexing Unincorporated Tucson

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN While a number of factors contribute to Tucson’s shortfall in revenue, the single, major factor is that the regions of the Catalina Foothills, Casas Adobes, and Tanque Verde have evaded annexation. This results in loss of revenue (as the approximately 300,000 residents in unincorporated Tucson are misallocated for state shared revenue), poor […]

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Veterans for Peace and Occupy Public Lands logos

Tucson arrests of Occupy affiliated activists continue

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Though there was no coverage of it in the mainstream Tucson media, arrests of Occupy-affiliated activists continue apace in Tucson. On Wednesday, July 11, Occupy Tucson and Veterans for Peace activist Dave Croteau was charged by the Tucson Police Department with criminal trespass and other charges when he insisted on going onto […]

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Mary De Camp

Letter after City Court hearings

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN I just came from the City Court where I had 5 back-to-back hearings for “camping in the park after dark” and was found guilty in all cases.  I have about 30 more trials to go through as part of my Occupy Tucson involvement. This ordeal has been a real eye-opener for me.  […]

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