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Personal Update - 10/21/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and whjy I'm not here.
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - digg.com
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.
11 Beautiful Minutes Of Dogs Pretending To Be Supreme Court Justices ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, John Oliver, Supreme Court, dogs, humans, interesting, government, politics, law, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - digg.com
"Last Week Tonight" did something wonderful Sunday night. John Oliver and his crew released almost 11 minutes of footage of dogs dressed up as the members of the Supreme Court of the United States for news outlets to use for reenactment purposes.
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
- 1 day 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.
Open Thread - 10/20/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
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
- 2 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.
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
- 2 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.
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
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
- 3 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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