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One Woman's Mark on the Nation's Constitution
Offbeat  (tags: society, war, asia, humanrights, women's rights, Japan, Constitution, Beate Sirota Gordon )

Naoko
- 45 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Beate Sirota Gordon, who played a big role in drafting the women's rights section of the Japanese Constitution.
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, elections, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, constitution, politics, propaganda, usa, society, culture, americans, protection, interesting, government, health )

JL
- 181 days ago - youtube.com
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Why I Love My Country
Offbeat  (tags: constitution, usa, humanrights, world, ethics, Mandela, Africa, Martin Luther King Jr, Arab Spring )

Nancy
- 392 days ago - go.sojo.net
He confided in me that Nelson Mandela, even while still in prison, had asked a few people to begin the drafting of a new South African constitution. And Frank was one of them.As he began to show me the work, I noticed two other documents on the table:
Video: NAILED IT: Watch A Really Smart Comedian Destroy A Really Dumb Idea
Offbeat  (tags: corruption, congress, americans, abuse, constitution, elections, ethics, freedoms, lies, propaganda, politics, republicans, media, SupremeCourt, usa, culture, funny, humor, interesting, performance, protection, safety, society )

JL
- 494 days ago - upworthy.com
There's a lot of stuff that's old and not needed anymore, like my mom's 8-track cassettes. The Voting Rights Act, however, isn't one of them.
Montana Bill Would Let Sheriffs Arrest FBI Agents for Arresting People
Offbeat  (tags: constitution, crime, ethics, government, politics, u.s., usa, off-beat, odd, interesting, funny, bizarre, society, safety, protection )

JL
- 524 days ago - motherjones.com
If Montana voters approve Gary Marbut's referendum in November 2014, any FBI agent who tries to arrest a Montanan for a federal crime could be arrested--and charged with kidnapping.
Video: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Republicans' Logic During Gun Violence Hearings
Offbeat  (tags: safety, risks, research, protection, society, study, prevention, health, constitution, americans, usa, performance, humor, news )

JL
- 543 days ago - alternet.org
Stewart revisits Wednesday's four-hour carnival of conservative contradictions.
Video: Why Texas Won't Be Seceding From The Union Anytime Soon
Offbeat  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, society, safety, sadness, usa, constitution, propaganda, media, off-beat, news, americans )

JL
- 595 days ago - upworthy.com
The prospect of Texas seceding from the U.S. has been getting a surprising amount of press lately. So, how good are the Lone Star State's actual chances of recreating the Texas Republic of old?
The Ungodly Constitution: How the Founders Ensured America Would Not Be a Christian Nation
Offbeat  (tags: freedoms, interesting, religion, rights, constitution, government, off-beat )

Dusty
- 771 days ago - alternet.org
The founders made a noble effort to say goodbye to all that in order to secure the blessings of liberty for themselves and their posterity.
Introducing: 'A Tea People's History' - The Story of Our Holy Constitution
Offbeat  (tags: Tea People's History, American History, For Fun, Constitution, BiIl of Rights, Founding Fathers, Washington, Jefferson, Madison, angel, Ben Franklin, divinely inspired mission, Montesquieu, Coke, John Locke, Adam Smith, Moses, Jesus, Real Americans )

LucyKalei
- 1024 days ago - politics.salon.com
Exclusive excerpt from new Salon e-book. G Washington discovered early draft of the Constitution, written in ancient Egyptian on golden plates buried in Mt Vernon ground. Madison translated/elaborated on the text, with help of Jefferson & an angel...
Saving The Dream
Offbeat  (tags: congress, corruption, constitution, americans, bushadministration, bush, cheney, democrats, crime, freedoms, ethics, government, elections, healthcare, republicans, propaganda, politics, obama, SupremeCourt, activists, government, interesting, GoodNews, g )

Michael
- 1032 days ago - ourfuture.org
Right now, the American dream is endangered. America has become, Citibank analysts wrote, a "plutonomy," made of the rich and the rest - and only the rich count. Washington is about to find out that we are not going to give up the dream without a fight.
Utah Senate OKs Bill to Rebuff Federal Gun Laws
Offbeat  (tags: guns, no background check, constitution )

Lone
- 1638 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would exempt Utah from any federal regulations on firearms manufactured and sold within the state.
Blackfeet Members to Meet in Hopes of Writing New Constitution
Offbeat  (tags: Blackfeet, constitution, change, culture, interesting )

Lone
- 1647 days ago - greatfallstribune.com
A constitutional convention will be held today at Blackfeet Community College starting at 5 p.m. Participants will be broken into groups and will draft ideas on articles in the tribe's new governing document
14 Laws Everyone Believes Are Real (But Which Aren't)
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Legislation, Constitution, US, Legal )

Sophie
- 1702 days ago - onlineparalegaldegree.org
Many old and outdated laws still in place while new ones arise, how do you separate myth from fact? Take a look at these 14 laws everyone believes are real, but which aren't to see how savvy you are.
Bill Maher Takes Aim at the Economic Meltdown [Intelligent Comedian]
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, cheney, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, media, news, obama, politics, republicans, military, socialsecurity, us )

Kathleen
- 1978 days ago - rollingstone.com
After teeing off on George W. Bush (a man Bill Maher calls "a thundering doofus") for the past eight years, the host of Real Time With Bill Maher needs a new comic foil. He tells us in our new issue that he'll manage to mine comedy from Barack Obama...
Saphire Sings the Preamble for AZ We Are Change
Offbeat  (tags: music, video, cute, my daughter, we are change, az, preamble, constitution, the united states, liberty, freedom, children are our future, ^_^ )

Anne
- 2318 days ago - wearechangeaz.com
Do you remember school house rock? well, my daughter doesn't, but she belts out a great rendition of their preamble song. at least the AZ We Are Change folks thought so, infact, they liked it so much they added it to their website ^_^ enjoy!
 

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