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The family of Nestoria Salgado says she has been illegally detained by Mexican authorities. (Photo courtesy: Human Rights Clinic at Seattle University of Law)

Family Pushing For Mexico To Release Detained Renton Woman

A Washington state family is enlisting the help of human rights groups to push Mexico to release Nestoria Salgado, who has been leading a vigilante group.

11/27/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

File photo of a believer asking a saint for a miracle (Photo Credit: Julio Cesar Aguilar / AFP / Getty Images)

Faith-Healing Parents Acquitted Of Murder Charge

A faith-healing Washington couple accused of being criminally responsible for their teenage son’s death for failing to call a doctor have been acquitted of second-degree murder charges.

05/15/2012

Today On The Thom Hartmann Show

Quote of the Day: I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.– Abraham Lincoln Hour Two: Ayn Rand conservatism at work…should the […]

10/12/2010

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