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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion lawWASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take u
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion law
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. The clinics said they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion LawWASHINGTON (AP) — Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take u
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion Law
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 36 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. The clinics said they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion lawWASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take u
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion law
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 39 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. The clinics said they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion lawWASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take u
Texas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion law
New Jersey Herald / Posted 49 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. The clinics said they filed an appeal Wednesday aimed at permanently blocking parts... Read more
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Roll Call
Clinton Emails: 5 Best Mentions of Members of Congress Hillary Rodham Clinton, read for business (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo
Clinton Emails: 5 Best Mentions of Members of Congress
Roll Call / Posted an hour ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton, read for business (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Another day brings another batch of emails from the inbox of Hillary Rodham Clinton. In addition to a memo on how... Read more
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E! Online
Good Wife's Dylan Baker Helps Save Neighbor From Apartment FireThe Good Wife actor Dylan Baker played an off-screen superhero on Tuesday. The
Good Wife's Dylan Baker Helps Save Neighbor From Apartment Fire
E! Online / Posted 3 hours ago
The Good Wife actor Dylan Baker played an off-screen superhero on Tuesday. The 55-year-old helped save his elderly neighbor after a fire broke out in their high-rise Manhattan apartment complex. Baker says the burning apartment was right next door... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is This the Beginning of the End for Solitary Confinement?Solitary confinement may be activists’ most successful battlefront in the growi
Is This the Beginning of the End for Solitary Confinement?
The Atlantic / Posted 5 hours ago
Solitary confinement may be activists’ most successful battlefront in the growing war against mass incarceration. They scored another victory on Tuesday when they reached a “far-reaching settlement” with the state of California that “fundamentally... Read more
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Business Standard India
Insights, and redactions, in latest release of Hillary Clinton's emailsThe emails underscore that Mrs. Clinton was acutely interested in remaining cur
Insights, and redactions, in latest release of Hillary Clinton's emails
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The emails underscore that Mrs. Clinton was acutely interested in remaining current on political developments and any reports of upheaval at the White House Chelsea Clinton warned... Read more
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Daily Press
McDonnell can stay out of prison while U.S. Supreme Court considers his caseFormer Gov. Bob McDonnell won’t have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Cou
McDonnell can stay out of prison while U.S. Supreme Court considers his case
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell won’t have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court awaits an expected appeal of his conviction on federal corruption charges. And if the justices decide to hear an appeal, McDonnell can remain free until the court... Read more
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Pravda
America's "justice" system is a lieDuring my more than twelve years of writing for Pravda.Ru, I don't believe I've
America's "justice" system is a lie
Pravda / Posted yesterday
During my more than twelve years of writing for Pravda.Ru, I don't believe I've ever opened an article with a warning to readers. So this will be a first. Therefore, I respectfully ask you to sit down before reading further, because the news I am... Read more
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Roll Call
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Joe Biden as PresidentFormer Senate Colleagues Could See Biden as President Biden, seen here walking
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Joe Biden as President
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Biden as President Biden, seen here walking through Statuary Hall in 2013, is reportedly moving toward another presidential bid. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rare is the senator who hasn’t praised Vice... Read more
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TheStreet.com
10 Celebrities Who are Rich, Famous and Also Weed SmokersNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stop the presses! A lot of celebrities smoke pot. The
10 Celebrities Who are Rich, Famous and Also Weed Smokers
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stop the presses! A lot of celebrities smoke pot. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has released its third annual list of the 50 most influential marijuana users, and apparently, the lifestyles of the rich and famous can... Read more
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Black Press USA
Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Some Not His Own Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas addressed the Federalist Society in Was
Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Some Not His Own
Black Press USA / Posted 5 days ago
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas addressed the Federalist Society in Washington in 2007. (Charles Dharapak/AP Photo) WASHINGTON (New York Times) — Justice Clarence Thomas... Read more
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Roll Call
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Joe Biden as PresidentFormer Senate Colleagues Could See Biden as President Biden, seen here walking
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Joe Biden as President
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Former Senate Colleagues Could See Biden as President Biden, seen here walking through Statuary Hall in 2013, is reportedly moving toward another presidential bid. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rare is the senator who hasn’t praised Vice... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Uncle Joe dusts off his capeEditor's note: The original version of this column ran online-only on Wednesday
Uncle Joe dusts off his cape
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Editor's note: The original version of this column ran online-only on Wednesday. Two notions suddenly grow stronger in American politics. One is that Donald Trump may have staying power in the Republican presidential primary. The other is that Joe... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brummett online: The Democratic Trump“Ouch,” the Republican National Committee said on its blog Monday afternoon. P
Brummett online: The Democratic Trump
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
“Ouch,” the Republican National Committee said on its blog Monday afternoon. President Barack Obama’s press spokesman, Josh Earnest, had just finished his daily briefing. He’d had to deal with the now-raging reports of Vice President Joe Biden’s... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jeb Bush distances self from George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush on judicial nominationsFormer Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has tried to put some distance between himself and
Jeb Bush distances self from George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush on judicial nominations
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has tried to put some distance between himself and his famous family’s history of judicial nominations, saying he would look only at potential picks who have a “proven record” rather than bowing to political... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dante de Blasio tells dad to stay away from Yale - for nowBill de Blasio's son has one of his dad's security detail help him move in to Y
Dante de Blasio tells dad to stay away from Yale - for now
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Bill de Blasio's son has one of his dad's security detail help him move in to Yale University Dante de Blasio, 17, started pre-orientation at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut Mayor de Blasio was originally scheduled to drive Dante to... Read more
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Washington Post
Is a ballot-booth selfie free speech, or a threat to the sanctity of the secret vote?In the age of the omnipresent cellphone and the proliferation of social media,
Is a ballot-booth selfie free speech, or a threat to the sanctity of the secret vote?
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
In the age of the omnipresent cellphone and the proliferation of social media, it might seem a fool’s errand for government to try to ban the selfie. The selfie in question is something called the ballot selfie. The Granite State in 2014 amended... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Earline M. Douglas-Thomas, 75Earline M. Douglas-Thomas, of Villa Rica, GA passed away on Friday, August 7, 2
Earline M. Douglas-Thomas, 75
New Haven Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Earline M. Douglas-Thomas, of Villa Rica, GA passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 at Tanner Hospital. A native of New Haven, CT, Mrs. Douglas-Thomas (b. April 12, 1940) was the daughter of the late Ella Mae Barrow Douglas and Earl E. Douglas Sr.... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
No Laughing MatterA year before the first GOP presidential debate, the thought that retired neuro
No Laughing Matter
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
A year before the first GOP presidential debate, the thought that retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson could be anything more than comic relief in the 2016 contest was purely delusional. But Carson is not only still around in the GOP’s crowded... Read more
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DCMilitary.com
Navy Medical Service Corps Celebrates 68 Years of ServiceProfessionalism, jointness and family are three values officers of the Navy’s M
Navy Medical Service Corps Celebrates 68 Years of Service
DCMilitary.com / Posted 13 days ago
Professionalism, jointness and family are three values officers of the Navy’s Medical Service Corps (MSC) focus on to better serve beneficiaries and the nation, said Rear Adm. Terry J. Moulton. The director of the MSC, Moulton discussed the state of... Read more
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Salon.com
Rise & fall of the anti-Trumps: Why these GOP pretenders don’t have a snowball’s chance in hellIn the immediate aftermath of the GOP’s first debate, a handful of winners emer
Rise & fall of the anti-Trumps: Why these GOP pretenders don’t have a snowball’s chance in hell
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
In the immediate aftermath of the GOP’s first debate, a handful of winners emerged. In the first 3 post-debate polls, Donald Trump maintained his lead, though his numbers showed little movement. Surviving yet another supposedly campaign episode—his... Read more
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TechCrunch
Amazon Softens Blow of Times Article, But It’s Too Soon to Celebrate, Say AttorneysThe moves helped push the story in a positive direction for the company, as did
Amazon Softens Blow of Times Article, But It’s Too Soon to Celebrate, Say Attorneys
TechCrunch / Posted 14 days ago
The moves helped push the story in a positive direction for the company, as did the Times’s own public editor’s assessment of the story, which, she wrote yesterday, should have provided more balance and context. (The Times’s executive editor, Dean... Read more
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Salon.com
Behind Trump’s assault on birthright citizenship: The far right’s dream of rolling back the Constitution, and reshaping AmericaSo Donald Trump wants to end “birthright citizenship,” meaning the long-standin
Behind Trump’s assault on birthright citizenship: The far right’s dream of rolling back the Constitution, and reshaping America
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
So Donald Trump wants to end “birthright citizenship,” meaning the long-standing principle that virtually everyone born in the United States is a citizen, irrespective of who their parents are or where they came from. We can get back to the legal and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka flier ordinance questioned after Supreme Court free speech rulingIf you walk down a Topeka street handing out a flier promoting a church service
Topeka flier ordinance questioned after Supreme Court free speech ruling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
If you walk down a Topeka street handing out a flier promoting a church service or charity fundraiser, no one is going to stop you. But if that flier promotes a business, say a sale or grand opening, you have just broken the law — at least... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka flyer ordinance questioned after Supreme Court free speech rulingIf you walk down a Topeka street handing out a flyer promoting a church service
Topeka flyer ordinance questioned after Supreme Court free speech ruling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
If you walk down a Topeka street handing out a flyer promoting a church service or charity fundraiser, no one is going to stop you. The police will not write you a ticket. But if that flyer promotes a business, say a sale or a grand opening – you’ve... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Unfortunately, Ben Carson is no Laughing MatterA year before the first GOP presidential debate, the thought that retired neuro
Unfortunately, Ben Carson is no Laughing Matter
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
A year before the first GOP presidential debate, the thought that retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson could be anything more than comic relief in the 2016 presidential contest was pure delusionary. But Carson is not only still around in the GOP's crowded... Read more
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BVI Beacon
In their words: George JonesMr. Jones, a Belle Vue resident, moved to the Virgin Islands in 1970. He has wo
In their words: George Jones
BVI Beacon / Posted 16 days ago
Mr. Jones, a Belle Vue resident, moved to the Virgin Islands in 1970. He has worked as a plumber and a mason ever since. The father of four girls is also a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in the territory and helped build the group’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New Yorker makes elaborate belt buckles for rich, famousNEW YORK -- Some people retire and go fishing. Some people retire and play gol
New Yorker makes elaborate belt buckles for rich, famous
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK -- Some people retire and go fishing. Some people retire and play golf. Earl Harley retired and started making buckles. "I'm Harley the buckle man!" he said as I entered his shop at the back of the Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market, an... Read more
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Independent
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in book review headline but says it's 'stupid' to think it would offend peopleIf the headline weren’t appalling enough, the article compounded the offensiven
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in book review headline but says it's 'stupid' to think it would offend people
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
If the headline weren’t appalling enough, the article compounded the offensiveness factor with its accompanying blackface figures: How a group of Dutch editors decided to publish an attempt to examine race and racism in the United States, using the... Read more
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Washington Post
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in headline of review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new bookWASHINGTON, DC — JUNE 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent for The Atla
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in headline of review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC — JUNE 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent for The Atlantic Magazine. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post) On July 31, the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad published a review of several books on race and racism in... Read more
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Business Insider
A Dutch newspaper used the N-word in the headline for a review about three recent books on race relationsThe headline of the review read, "Nigger, are you crazy?" It's an assessment o
A Dutch newspaper used the N-word in the headline for a review about three recent books on race relations
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
The headline of the review read, "Nigger, are you crazy?" It's an assessment of books written by several outspoken authors — including noted educator and journalist, Ta-Nehisi Coates, who writes for The Atlantic, and novelist Paul Beatty. Here's... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Cuckservative': the internet's latest Republican insult hits where it hurts“Cuckservative”: noun, portmanteau of cuckold and conservative, pejorative inte
'Cuckservative': the internet's latest Republican insult hits where it hurts
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
“Cuckservative”: noun, portmanteau of cuckold and conservative, pejorative internet slang. A conservative who is not conservative enough for some other conservatives, with implications of cowardice and sexual impotence and/or deviance. The term... Read more
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Washington Post
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in headline of review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new bookOn July 31, the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad published a review of several b
Dutch newspaper uses n-word in headline of review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
On July 31, the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad published a review of several books on race and racism in the United States. The series, written by the paper’s Washington correspondent Guus Valk, leads with a review of Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Cops Can Swab Your DNA Without a WarrantOn Monday, 57 protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement were arrested dur
How Cops Can Swab Your DNA Without a Warrant
The Atlantic / Posted 22 days ago
On Monday, 57 protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement were arrested during a demonstration at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in St. Louis. Among them were Johnetta Elzie and DeRay Mckesson, two prominent activists who have campaigned... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Anti-abortion hysteria: the new norm for Republican presidential candidates | Scott LemieuxRoe v Wade wasn’t overruled in the 1992 US supreme court case Planned Parenthoo
Anti-abortion hysteria: the new norm for Republican presidential candidates | Scott Lemieux
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
Roe v Wade wasn’t overruled in the 1992 US supreme court case Planned Parenthood v Casey, but the justices did give states the power to regulate and restrict the procedure. In the years since, many states did make abortion much harder to obtain... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Gaskins admitted to Supreme Court BarWASHINGTON, DC – According to the most recent data, the number of practicing at
Gaskins admitted to Supreme Court Bar
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC – According to the most recent data, the number of practicing attorneys in the United States exceeds 1,270,000. Of those, a shade over 17 percent have been admitted to the Supreme Court Bar. Tonja Monique Gaskins is among those to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sen. Jerry Moran's bill would reaffirm tribal control of landMillions of acres of land obtained by the federal government on behalf of Nativ
Sen. Jerry Moran's bill would reaffirm tribal control of land
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Millions of acres of land obtained by the federal government on behalf of Native American tribes would be affected by legislation introduced last week by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran. Moran, a Republican member of the 14-member Senate Indian Affairs... Read more
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Washington Post
If Kennedy is looking for a solitary-confinement case, an inmate has oneJustice Anthony M. Kennedy. (Denis Poroy/AP) What a Supreme Court justice call
If Kennedy is looking for a solitary-confinement case, an inmate has one
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. (Denis Poroy/AP) What a Supreme Court justice calls for, someone is usually only too happy to provide. The court’s most influential member, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, opined in June that it might be time for the court... Read more
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asianage
Bobby Jindal: I’d toss six Supreme Court judges if I couldAnnoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republi
Bobby Jindal: I’d toss six Supreme Court judges if I could
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
Annoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said if given a chance he would toss out half-a-dozen judges of the apex court, including two nominated by Presidents George W.... Read more
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asianage
Bobby Jindal I'd toss six Supreme Court judges if I couldAnnoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republi
Bobby Jindal I'd toss six Supreme Court judges if I could
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
Annoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said if given a chance he would toss out half-a-dozen judges of the apex court, including two nominated by Presidents George W.... Read more
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Business Standard India
I'd toss six Supreme Court justices if I could: JindalSince announcing his candidacy, Jindal has suggested that the nation could save
I'd toss six Supreme Court justices if I could: Jindal
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
Since announcing his candidacy, Jindal has suggested that the nation could save some money by shuttering the courtAnnoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republican... Read more
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New Kerala
Bobby Jindal wants to toss out six Supreme Court judges If Indian-American Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has his way
Bobby Jindal wants to toss out six Supreme Court judges
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
If Indian-American Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has his way he would toss out a half-dozen members of the US Supreme Court, including a couple nominated by Presidents George... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
HUD’s ‘Disparate Impact’ war on suburban America - Disparate impact. It’s a legal doctrine that may be coming soon to your suburb (if you’re part of the national majority living in suburbs). Bringing it there will be the Obama Department of Housin...Disparate impact. It’s a legal doctrine that may be coming soon to your suburb
HUD’s ‘Disparate Impact’ war on suburban America - Disparate impact. It’s a legal doctrine that may be coming soon to your suburb (if you’re part of the national majority living in suburbs). Bringing it there will be the Obama Department of Housin...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Disparate impact. It’s a legal doctrine that may be coming soon to your suburb (if you’re part of the national majority living in suburbs). Bringing it there will be the Obama Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Affirmatively Furthering... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bobby Jindal: I’d toss six Supreme Court justices if I couldLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, said he would t
Bobby Jindal: I’d toss six Supreme Court justices if I could
The Washington Times / Posted 26 days ago
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, said he would toss out a half-dozen members of the U.S. Supreme Court if given the chance — including a couple of justices nominated to the bench by Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Here’s Why The Dred Scott Case Has Nothing To Do With Marriage EqualityConservatives never want to talk about slavery until it helps them push their a
Here’s Why The Dred Scott Case Has Nothing To Do With Marriage Equality
The Huffington Post / Posted 27 days ago
Conservatives never want to talk about slavery until it helps them push their agenda. Enter Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania and one of the junior varsity GOP candidates. On Thursday night, during the first Fox News 2016 debate,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic TraditionAt best, progressives seek to convert. In the main, they name and shame—ineffec
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic Tradition
Naked Capitalism / Posted 27 days ago
At best, progressives seek to convert. In the main, they name and shame—ineffectively. American ‘progressives’ distrust political power, period, are queasy about anyone having it, and suspicious toward anyone who actively seeks it, including other... Read more
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Roll Call
One Last Hurrah for Joe Biden? Biden has plenty of credentials and credibility but being vice president for
One Last Hurrah for Joe Biden?
Roll Call / Posted 29 days ago
Biden has plenty of credentials and credibility but being vice president for eight years has its downside. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The news that Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is giving serious... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Doubting Thomas“I disagree profoundly with Justice Thomas’s views on many questions, but if yo
Doubting Thomas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
“I disagree profoundly with Justice Thomas’s views on many questions, but if you believe that Supreme Court decision-making should be a contest of ideas rather than power, so that the measure of a justice’s greatness is his contribution to new and... Read more
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