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ACLU Revises Challenge to Kansas Gay Marriage Ban to Force State Agencies to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The American Civil Liberties Union has updated its challenge to Kansas’s ban on same sex marriage to prevent the state from ignoring marriages performed in and out of state. The revised lawsuit is looking to require the state to extend...

Cold-Hearted Retailers Force Employees to Work on Thanksgiving

Most Americans work more than the population in any other wealthy country. Americans are also increasingly likely to work at night and on the weekends. Thanksgiving used to be one of the few holidays, when a person could count on not working and being able to spend with family. Show More Summary

Al-Qaeda escapes with American and Briton before special forces raid in Yemen

U.S operation forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages in a remote corner of Yemen, but a Yemeni official said Wednesday that it did not liberate five others, including an American journalist and a Briton who were...Show More Summary

Seeing East Jerusalem in East St. Louis

This week’s Ferguson verdict calls to mind the countless cases of Israelis—security forces or civilian vigilantes—going unpunished for unauthorized killings of non-combatant Arabs. Though Americans—especially white Americans—may not apprehend this comparison, the system of control in the inner cities of the U.S. Show More Summary

I Just Won A Major Lawsuit Against The Pentagon, When’s My IRS Audit?

I just won a landmark legal victory over the Pentagon yesterday. I’m forcing the Pentagon to release information that will prove they have cheated American small businesses out of hundreds of billions of dollars in federal subcontracts over the last 25 years. Using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), I requested the most recent information [...]

Lucasfilm confirms 'Star Wars' trailer will be online as well

If you're the kind of committed Star Wars fan who was planning an hours-long roundtrip to the nearest of 30 North American theaters showing an 88-second teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" this weekend, you can stand down...Show More Summary

US may send additional troops to Afghanistan next year

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to come to the aid of Afghan forces if necessary, officials said Tuesday. The United States may have to deploy hundreds of additional forces in coming months,...

Full Theater List Released for the ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Debuting Across North America

2 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Star Wars and Disney have released a full list of select theaters across North American that will be showing an 88-second teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens beginning Friday morning on December 28th, 2014 and continuing through the weekend. The Star Wars blog also mentions that, following this weekend, “the teaser […]

QUICK NEWS, November 26: WHY PEOPLE DENY CLIMATE CHANGE; THE FORCE OF SOLAR; POWER ELECTRONICS MARKETS TO BOOM

WHY PEOPLE DENY CLIMATE CHANGE Here's Why People Don't Believe In Climate Change Natasha Bertrand, November 25, 2014 (Business Insider) “…[More than one-quarter of Americans] don't believe that the planet Earth's climate is changing,...Show More Summary

Can beautiful architecture inspire Americans to become good citizens?

A hundred and some years ago, an aesthetic force called the City Beautiful movement professed the theory that grand public buildings, lovely civic palaces, could inspire Americans to become good citizens.

A Delta Force Operative’s Take on the POW/MIA Coverup

Following the Vietnam War, the issue of whether American servicemen had been left behind in prison camps was an often raised–and hotly debated–subject in political circles. Inspiring everything from popular action films, to books suggesting conspiracy theories and coverups, the issue came to a head in the 1990s...

US Hostage Freed In Yemen

Yes, you need a little bit of good news this morning, so here goes: An American was among hostages in Yemen who were freed from al-Qaeda kidnappers by the country’s security forces, according to a Tuesday report. A government source told Reuters that the foreign hostage freed along with seven Yemeni citizens was an American [...]

Constructive Feedback University - Unified Theory On Black Inferiority: "The Forces That Seek To Exploit The Americanized Negro For Progressive Capitalistic Political Advantage MUST Point To The "INFERIOR STANDING Of The Negro Today, As Damaged By A Hist

This Post Was Scheduled To Be Automatically Published On December 1, 2014.After Watching The SYSTEMATIC THEFT Of The "Black Community's CONSCIOUSNESS FOCUS" As The CHOICE WAS MADE To: Ignore The National Coverage Of 5 Black People MURDERED...Show More Summary

Obama Extends US Combat Operations in Afghanistan Into 2015

President Obama has quietly issued an order to allow U.S. forces in Afghanistan to continue some limited combat operations in 2015, after their planned end on Dec. 31. “Mr. Obama’s order allows American forces to carry out missions against...Show More Summary

The “Force” Might Finally “Awaken” this Weekend : Links You Need to See

With our American palate becoming desensitized by all forms of devilishly good and taste-masking hot-sauces, it’s become hard to enjoy simple gastronomic pleasures without excessive amounts of added flavor. Any kind of sauce, really....Show More Summary

Grover Norquist Keeps Standing With Michael Bloomberg's Amnesty Lobby Group

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) successfully forced former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s amnesty lobby, the “Partnership for a New American Economy,” to remove references to and photos of him from its website. But Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) president Grover Norquist continues to stand with the organization on immigration. Show More Summary

American Express CEO on small businesses’ power to create jobs

CEO Kenneth Chenault says he expects small businesses will continue to build on the 50 percent of the work force they already command

Obama Extends Combat In Afghanistan

In an unheralded and under-reported move, President Obama has authorized a more expansive military mission in Afghanistan. Mr. Obama’s order allows American forces to carry out missions against the Taliban and other militant groups threatening American troops or the Afghan government, a broader mission than the president described to the public earlier this year, according [...]

Anonymous Threatens To Release KKK’s Personal Phone Numbers

The heat in the war between the Ku Klux Klan and Anonymous just got turned up another notch. Ever since the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (TAKKKK) threatened to use “lethal force” against peaceful African-American protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, the hacktivist collective has been decimating the KKK. From taking down Klan web [...]

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