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Remember the anti-Obamacare ad created by Karl Rove’s Koch-funded group “Americans for Prosperity” that featured a lady cancer patient who tried to make it sound like her health care costs were going up? Well, it turns out that she’s actually going to save over $1000 a year because of Obamacare:
Adamant about cultivating a global movement, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot voiced their support for #SolidarityWisconsin and their calls to have Attorney General Van Hollen drop the array of charges facing the protestors who have been fighting on behalf of worker’s rights since Governor Scott Walker stripped collective bargaining rights in 2011.
The remarks, which Senator Dianne Feinstein delivered on the floor of the Senate, was one of the more significant statements given by a United States senator in recent history. They clarified the extent to which the Central Intelligence...Show More Summary
At the beginning of 2013, the Internet lost one of its most radical, most pioneering minds when Aaron Swartz took his own life. In just 26 years, Swartz pioneered technologies like RSS syndication and the Creative Commons (both of which...Show More Summary
I don't know how a leader of a country without a powerful ally could look at the last few years and decide giving up their WMDs was in their best interest.
According to 2004 testimony from then Coordinator for Center For Judicial Accountability Elena Sassower before the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee, Smith made inappropriate contributions to Governor George Pataki. Contributions close to $500,000. The contributions came from Smith and his wife over a period of years.
An effort to legalize the limited possession and growth of marijuana in the nation’s capital has overcoming a significant legal hurdle Tuesday. After lengthy deliberation the District of Columbia Board of Elections ruled the initiative was a “proper subject” under the rules governing D.C.’s initiative process. From the board: The District of Columbia Board of [...]
Does anyone think Obama would be doing this if the rollout went well, the law was popular, and exchange sign ups were well ahead of expectations at this point? This is not a plan A, it is more of a Hail Mary.
The top legal officer of the CIA may suffer from a torture conflict of interest.
Why did NY US Atty all of a sudden open Samson investigation last Friday? What prompted it? Was it NYT editorial demanding Samson ouster? — Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) March 11, 2014 Yesterday was an interesting day in the ongoing Bridgegate scandal. The US Attorney of New York was reported to have dropped subpoenas on Port [...]
We now have real proof that if you legalize, regulate and tax marijuana people will move to this legitimate market. The first official figures from the Colorado Department of Revenue show that during the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales the state generated just over $2 million in revenue from it. Show More Summary
Pavlo Rizanenko, a member of the Ukrainian Parliament aligned with boxer turned politician Vitali Klitschko, has now raised the possibility of the opposition seeking nuclear weapons. Rizanenko claims nuclear weapons may be necessary due to threats to territorial integrity.
- The Taliban in Afghanistan threatened to attack the presidential elections next month which they cite as a sham - One economics professor at Oxford said the austerity conducted in Greece is the same as when the Irish faced the famine - Now it seems North Dakota won't be the only state with a state-run bank, Vermont also decided to vote for the creation of one
I can see a future FoxNews or FoxBusiness "pundit" now… ”What does Japan know about affects of the atom anyway?”
David Bowie - 1984 (Dick Cavett Show Dec 2, '74) With Record Store Day '14 coming up, the Thin Duke announced... David Bowie to re-release '1984', 'Rock'n'Roll Suicide' for Record Store Day UK and US to get different releases
Here is the thing, George, people know that it is not an aberration for a wanna be cop like you to patrol a neighborhood with a loaded gun and, upon seeing an African American kid whom you did not recognize, assume that kid was a threat, and then tail that kid with your itchy finger on the trigger of your loaded gun.
This so-called culture war over lgbt equality is so immersed in the religious angle and the “personal story” angle that there is scarcely attention paid to how anti-gay groups make attempts at either distorting scientific research or relying on junk science in order to denigrate the lgbt community.
Rapper Jasiri X has a new video out that addresses the controversy surrounding the case of Marissa Alexander and the State of Florida’s seemingly backwards enforcement of the contentious Stand Your Ground Laws which came into prominence during the George Zimmerman trial.
Witchcraft. Some people believe in it. Some people laugh at it. Some people are afraid of it, even though they claim their various monotheist faiths are stronger. Our first documentary, A Very British Witchcraft, traces the origins of...Show More Summary
The former Attorney General of the State and New Jersey and current Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, is now under federal investigation. According to the Wall Street Journal federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey related to the business interests of its chairman.