Yes, There is a War on Women-Exposed

Liberty Weeping War on Women

Yes, There is a “War on Women” >by: Miranda | Thu, 04/05/2012 – 6:26pm | Re-Post 08/31/2014 6:28:10 AM In an interview with Bloomberg today, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus claimed that accusing the Republican Party of waging a “war on women” is as absurd as accusing them of a “war on caterpillars”: “If the Democrats said we had a war on caterpillars and every mainstream media outlet talked about […]

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ALEC Agenda: Gutting Medicaid, Privatizing Schools, LNG Exports – Exposed

John Beohner at ALEC

ALEC Agenda: Gutting Medicaid, Privatizing Schools, LNG Exports   >by Rebekah Wilce Posted on July 28, 2014 | Re-Post 08/31/2014 3:23:03 AM| ALEC holds its 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas starting on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. At this largest of its three annual national conferences, state legislators from across the country will meet with corporate and special interest lobbyists behind closed doors to vote on “model” legislation to change […]

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House GOP’s anti-Obama lawsuit gets a price tag – Exposed

Obama: House lawsuit brings new twist to familiar conflict

House GOP’s anti-Obama lawsuit gets a price tag >by Steve Benen| 08/26/14 08:00 AM | Re-Post 08/30/2014 5:43:21 AM | It’s been about a month since House Republicans voted to move forward with an odd lawsuit against President Obama, and yesterday, the election-year stunt got a price tag. D.C. law firm BakerHostetler will handle the House Republicans’ lawsuit against President Barack Obama. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm […]

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Nathan Deal stumbles on Dream Act question – Exposed

Georgia Immigration Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Nathan Deal

Nathan Deal stumbles on Dream Act question >by Steve Benen | 08/29/14 12:44 PM—Updated 08/29/14 12:56 PM | Re-Post 08/30/2014 1:09:48 AM| Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is in the middle of a tough re-election fight, which is coinciding with some unresolved ethics allegations. Stories like these probably won’t help. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is being strongly criticized after he told a Hispanic student that he “presumed” she was […]

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Virginia’s ex-governor testifies that loans not inappropriate-Exposed

Bob McDonnell corruption trial begins

Virginia’s ex-governor testifies that loans not inappropriate >by Gary Robertson |RICHMOND Va. Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:43pm EDT| Re-Post 08/24/2014 3:19:16 PM | (Reuters) – Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell testified during his corruption trial on Friday that he saw nothing inappropriate about accepting $70,000 in loans from a businessman to help pay the bills on beach properties. During his third day on the witness stand, McDonnell said he considered […]

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Obama orders review of police use of military hardware

Police officers react at the scene of a looting at the Dellwood Market after protests against the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri August 17, 2014.

Obama orders review of police use of military hardware >by Steve Holland and Andrea Shalal | EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:30pm EDT| (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The president ordered the examination of federal programs and […]

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Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’ >by Ian Millhiser | Posted on August 22, 2014 at 10:16 am | Re-Post 08/24/2014 2:06:11 AM| The Supreme Court was “once a leader in the world” in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing,” she added, “is how things have changed.” Ginsburg, who was one of America’s top civil rights attorneys before President Carter appointed her to […]

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McConnell eyes more shutdowns following GOP gains -Exposed

The Capitol Building

McConnell eyes more shutdowns following GOP gains     >by Steve Benen  | 08/20/14 09:08 AM—Updated 08/20/14 09:30 AM | Re-post 08/20/2014 4:06:54 PM| It’s tempting to think the 2014 midterms may not matter much. Assuming Republicans keep their House majority, which seems very likely, the legislative process in 2015 and 2016 will probably look an awful lot like the legislative process since 2011 – congressional inaction. GOP lawmakers will […]

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Michael Brown: The unrest in Ferguson Missouri

National Guard called in as chaos continues in Missouri town   >by Ellen Wulfhorst | Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:22am EDT | Re-Post 08/19/2014 1:08:59 PM | (Reuters) – Missouri National Guard troops were being deployed on Monday to the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to try to restore calm to an area that has become a nightly scene of rioting and protests over the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of an unarmed […]

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Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong…Exposed

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is greeted by local Republicans before speaking at a gathering for local candidates, Aug. 5, 2014, in Hiawatha, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP

Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong >By Dorian Warren| 08/16/14 11:19 AM—Updated 08/17/14 08:43 AM |Re-Post| Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is no doubt delighting in the liberal love he is receiving for his TIME magazine op-ed on race, policing, and the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri. But I am not one of those easily impressed. Why not? Because he is wrong. “There is no ‘erosion’ of civil rights [for black […]

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