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'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
Debunking Chris Christie's Minimum Wage Nonsense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, ChriChristie media, lies, government, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
Why listen to the boorish gov who has presided over NJ's economic decline?
Facts About US Presidents You Never Heard.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., presidents, history, politics, democrats, republicans, interesting, little know facts )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - ba-bamail.com
The presidents of the United States of America are all famous parts of the history of this world. But let's not forget, they were all people. Did you know, for example, that...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
In Texas, You Can Vote With a Concealed Handgun License--But Not a Student ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter ID's, Texas, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, politics, news, corruption, republicans, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - newrepublic.com
Texans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A concealed handgun license is okay, but a student ID isn't.
Justice Ginsburg Admits to Keeping Stash of 'Notorious RBG' Shirts to Give to Friends (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, 'Notorious R.B.G.', popularity, Americans, good news, government, ethics, elections, media, news, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg acknowledged her Internet popularity as the "Notorious RBG," Sunday night in an interview with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, saying she keeps "quite a large supply" of t-shirts bearing her face.
The Real 47 Percent: GOP Candidate With a Ferrari Pays No Federal Income Taxes for Third Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tom Foley, Connecticut, elections, politics, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, government, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
"Tom Foley owns a multi-million dollar mansion, two British fighter jets, and a $5-million-dollar yacht, yet takes advantage of tax loopholes middle-class families can only dream about, allowing him to pay no income taxes for three years,"...
TX Judge Responds to Complaints About Bible Reading in Court By Hosting Prayer Breakfast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, religion, Separation of Church and State, ethics, government, politics, Texas, Judge Wayne Mack, law, constitution, abuse )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas judge, under fire for opening court proceedings with a Bible reading followed by a prayer, has scheduled a prayer breakfast next week where he claims he will address the issue.
Ted Cruz: Obama's Surgeon General Pick Isn't a 'Health Professional' Because He's 'Anti-Gun' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, Sen.Ted Cruz, President Obama, Surgeon General nominee, congress, Americans, government, ethics, politics, republicans, corruption, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday accused President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general of not being a "health care professional" because the doctor had backed a ban on military-style assault rifles.
Anti-Semitism Charge Is Increasingly Being Leveled Against Israel's Mainstream Critics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Secretary Kerry, President Obama, Antisemitism, government, politics, propaganda, news, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Maybe you saw that a top minister in Israel's government accused John Kerry, the US secretary of state, of anti-Semitism? John Kerry made the mistake of saying that if only Israel made peace with the Palestinians, that would cut down on extremism in...
Stand With Bernie Sanders and Social Security! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, democrats, congress, elections, freedoms, socialsecurity, politics, americans, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Stand with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and tell all U.S. Senate candidates: Expanding Social Security is THE winning issue this November. Take a strong progressive stance: Expand, don't cut Social Security!
As Kerry Scrambles to Prevent Palestinian Action at UN, Israeli Govt Makes Clear It Will Never Accept Palestinian State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, U.S., Secretary Kerry, Netanyahu, UN, ethics, freedoms, government, politics )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Speaking with an unnamed senior Israeli source, Ravid revealed Kerry has lobbied Netanyahu for the past month to go back to the American sponsored negotiations to no avail.
Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.
Ginsburg Issues Blistering Dissent to 'Racially Discriminatory' TX Voter ID Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Jusctice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, voter ID laws, Texas, discrimination, ethics, freedoms, elections, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent on Saturday morning to a Texas court's decision to uphold the state's strict Voter ID law. Ginsburg argued that the law is "racially discriminatory" and was enacted solely to keep traditionally...
 

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