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Let us hope most of the majority of men in Congress will see to it that finally a woman deserves the same kind of honor only granted to males of our species, their face on USA currency, too long a ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 03:51 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
That's against the law, officer. Civil forfeiture laws have been covered here before. John ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:39 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Excerpt: In a telling moment at Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments over same-sex marriage, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. suggested that he may have found a way to cast a vote in favor of the ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Another human being loses his life in a senseless shooting by a deranged person with a gun. Again, another notch in the bedpost of the NRA. How many more? ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:48 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I’ve been tracking campaign finance related stories at my blog Democracy Trending (and related sites) for the last couple months and, with the anniversary of Citizens United coming up, I wanted to ...
by DemocracyTrending
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 05:35 PM PST with 4 Recommends
In the Absence of a Common Foe With the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 the United States lost a significant portion of the glue that held it together. We witness the unraveling in the ...
by governance4us
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 9 Recommends
According to recent reports, cybercrime and hacking swamp federal agencies and America is gradually finding it difficult to maintain pace with the international group of hackers.
by Cordios
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 08:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The title says it all. This is long overdue, but this may be the grain of sand that finally starts an avalanche. How many lives have been ruined by insane marijuana laws? How many lives spent in ...
by FamilyDocForDean
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Call the Small Business Administration (SBA) Press Office and tell them you have some questions about why Fortune 500 firms have received billions of dollars in federal small business contracts for ...
by LChapman
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 03:50 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Actually, I read about this in a fb post from OurTime.Org . I searched here, no news from this week that I could find. Maybe I missed it? Ditto for HuffPo. So I googled it and found "Bennet, Tester ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 95 comments on Sat Jun 07, 2014 at 07:10 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
Yesterday Carole King made the earth move when she tweeted Governor "Butch" Otter that he should listen to his mentor, former Idaho Governor Phil Batt, and support adding "sexual orientation" and "...
by esessis
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 09:37 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Blackmail of Lady Liberty – A Political Satire - Stephen Paul West The mighty United States of America brought to a halt by a zealous group with a narrow agenda of absolute control. Is this a ...
by StephenPaulWest
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 02:21 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The United States is hours away from a supposed government shutdown. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) reports that the Senate Dems have just sent House Speaker Boehner's '...
by Crabb90
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 07:31 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Who's in charge here? We have lived through a summer of vacillation and hesitation by the American government. Even the normally imperturbable Federal Reserve seemed to catch the bug this past week ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 01:05 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
For Constitution Day (Sept. 17), here is a look at the constitution of a federal democracy that came before the U.S.A. in eastern North America. (First published at The Paragraph , 2008-01-24.)
by hungeski
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 09:10 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Lawmakers who pretty much ignore budget reality. A chief executive with budget priorities that do not include some other branch of government. Massive cuts to the services that actually help citizens,
by CACourtsMonitor
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 12:22 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Exactly one month ago, the Supreme Court declared Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Quickly, within hours, the impact was felt in several areas including immigration ...
by skip945
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:47 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
On trial for murder in Hawaii is Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent (DS) Christopher Deedy. On Saturday, November 5th, 2011, DS Deedy in Hawaii on security assignment for APEC, early that ...
by CcVenussPromise
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 02:18 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The front page has an absolutely must see TED talk by Lawrence Lessig. If you haven't seen it yet, stop reading this, go to the front page and scroll down until you find it. Watch, then come back ...
by monkeybrainpolitics
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 03:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This may have already come up and if so, my apologies. First, let me say I am not a Federal Income Tax expert. That being said, as I planned for year end and took a closer look at my investments I ...
by ThankGodforAtheists
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 10:48 AM PST with 4 Recommends