Category Archives: News and Politics

9th Circuit Rejects Alaska’s Request For Full Panel To Consider Appeal On Gay Marriage Ban


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | November 21, 2014 A federal appeals court has rejected Alaska’s request for a full court review of a judge’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on gay marriage. On October 7, a 3-judge … Continue reading

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Congressional Research Service Publishes Report On Federal Government Taxing Marijuana


NORML | November 20, 2014 Washington, D.C.: The Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a comprehensive thirty five-page report last week examining the federal government establishing a wholesale excise tax on the production and sale of cannabis-related products. In what is … Continue reading

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Police Union Official: Darren Wilson Doesn’t Expect to Be Charged


Michael Brown Sr. calls for calm in Ferguson. (photo: St Louis Forward) CBS News | Reader Supported News | November 21, 2014 he suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown does not appear to expect criminal charges … Continue reading

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Activist’s video suggests Ferguson police have been lying about Mike Brown’s death


  Scott Kaufman | Raw Story | November 21, 2014 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. (Facebook) An activist claims that police in Ferguson, Missouri have deliberately misled the public about … Continue reading

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NYPD cops shoot dead completely innocent black man


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KKK, Anonymous trade threats over Ferguson


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Obama’s immigration reforms ignore millions


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Senate Keystone “Yea” Votes Took 6 Times More Money From Oil and Gas Industry Than Opponents


(photo: file) Sarah Bryner | OpenSecretsblog | Reader Supported News | November 21, 2014 enate Democrats successfully blocked a bill Tuesday that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial measure fell one vote shy of overcoming a … Continue reading

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Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill Gets Panel’s OK


Ohio statehouse. (photo: Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer) ALSO SEE: Ruling: Mississippi Abortion Law Remains Blocked Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press | Reader Supported News | November 21, 2014 bill that would impose some of the nation’s most stringent abortion restrictions … Continue reading

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Sen. Jay Rockefeller: White House Doesn’t “Want Public to Know” Details of CIA Torture Report


Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee (from left) Senators Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., listen to testimony in a Senate hearing room in this file photo. (photo: AP) Jon Queally | Common Dreams | Reader Supported … Continue reading

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