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2014/10/23 14:49
2014/10/23 14:49
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prides himself on saying things other politicians don’t have the cojones to share with the public: calling teachers’ unions “thugs” and his Democratic opponents “jerks,”...
2014/10/23 14:49
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2014/10/23 08:33
2014/10/23 08:33
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Poor voters aren’t bad for Hong Kong—prosperity and democracy often go hand in hand HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s chief executive CY Leung’s recent claim that Hong Kong’s citizens were too poor to allow...
2014/10/22 09:16
2014/10/22 09:16
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Republicans are poised to gain next month from new election laws in almost half the 50 U.S. states, where the additional requirements defy a half-century trend of easing access to the polls. In North...
2014/10/21 09:51
2014/10/21 09:51
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I was heartened to see Friday’s statement by Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages happening in the states affected by the Supreme...
2014/10/16 21:53
2014/10/16 21:53
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Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, eminent oncologist, medical sage, policy advisor to the Obama White House, outspoken defender of the Affordable Care Act — has roiled the political and policy communities, both...
2014/10/16 17:58
2014/10/16 17:58
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LONDON, ONT. - Ontario has struck a potential body blow to outlaw bikers and other criminals with a long-awaited ruling that yanks the liquor licence of a Hells Angels leader in London, Ont., simply...
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2014/10/15 02:05
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My guest is long-time investigative journalist and election-watchdog, Brad "BradBlog" Friedman. Welcome back to OpEdNews, Brad. Today we're going to talk about the infamous Photo ID. Can you give us...
2014/10/14 22:03
2014/10/14 22:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Tribal PoliticsStudies suggest the overwhelming motivation behind voter ID laws is hyper-partisanship, not racism. Despite condemnation from civil rights...
2014/10/12 07:53
2014/10/12 07:53
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The U.S. Supreme Court has abolished marriage discrimination in Indiana. Let me write this again. The U.S. Supreme Court, by declining to review the ruling of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that...
2014/10/11 22:06
2014/10/11 22:06
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The Supreme Court did the right thing by leaving intact lower court decisions legalizing same-sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. As Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh...
2014/10/11 22:05
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A New York court is set to decide whether chimpanzees are entitled to 'legal personhood' and the protections that go with it. The case, which experts say is the first of its kind, revolves around...
2014/10/11 00:58
2014/10/11 00:58
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Brewers fire hitting, first base coaches MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have fired hitting coach Johnny Narron and first base-infield coach Garth Iorg after the team's late-season...
2014/10/10 18:54
2014/10/10 18:54
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A federal appeals court won't reconsider a decision allowing Wisconsin officials to re-implement the state's voter photo identification law. The American Civil Liberties Union...
2014/10/10 17:54
2014/10/10 17:54
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A federal appeals court won't reconsider a decision allowing Wisconsin officials to re-implement the state's voter photo identification law. The American Civil Liberties Union...
2014/10/10 15:15
2014/10/10 15:15
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A three-judge panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found hunting deer at night probably isn't as dangerous as U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb concluded in a 1991 ruling barring tribal...
2014/10/10 02:04
2014/10/10 02:04
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Courts banned Native Americans from the night hunt in 1991 for safety reasons. Circuit Judge Richard Posner reversed the ruling Thursday saying Wisconsin couldn't prove it was dangerous. Before...
2014/10/10 00:39
2014/10/10 00:39
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Stephanie Grace thinks Judge Martin Feldman is outdated. Outdated? Only if you believe in the fiction of a living Constitution that can be continuously and routinely amended by judicial decree, can...
2014/10/08 04:13
2014/10/08 04:13
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... … I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." That romantic sentiment from the novel "The Fault in Our Stars" is the trajectory many supporters anticipated for the...
2014/10/07 04:26
2014/10/07 04:26
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Last spring, Lawrence Lessig, a fifty-three-year-old Harvard legal theorist who opposes the influence of money in politics, launched a counterintuitive experiment: the Mayday PAC, a political-action...
2014/10/04 00:13
2014/10/04 00:13
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In an unprecedented mulligan, the federal appeals court in Chicago decided to redo oral arguments in a local terrorism case after it was revealed earlier this week that court personnel failed to...
2014/10/23 14:49
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