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First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Report Shows Voter ID Laws Cut Participation in 2012 Election in Kansas and Tennessee

Laws mandating Americans to show identification before voting resulted in lower turnout in at least two states that embraced the controversial requirement.In a new report , the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that Kansas and Tennessee experienced ... [Published AllGov - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

World’s Richest Seven-Tenth of a Percent Own 44% of Assets

Here’s another take on how concentrated the world’s wealth has become in the hands of the rich.About 44% of all personal assets on the planet are owned by only 0.7% of the global population, according to Global Wealth Report 2014 produced by Credit Suisse. ... [Published AllGov - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Should “Stand Your Ground” Laws Apply to Domestic Abuse Cases?

Prosecutors in South Carolina have argued that the state’s “stand your ground law” does not apply to victims of domestic violence who kill their attacker.The case of Whitlee Jones has garnered national attention following attempts to prosecute her for ... [Published AllGov - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Small Texas Fracking Company Earns Title of Worst Energy Sector Polluter

It’s not Chevron, ExxonMobil or Shell whose wells were found to leak the most methane in 2012. Instead it was a small company, Halcón Resources , which won the title for allowing the highest percentage of the gas to escape into the atmosphere.Halcón’s ... [Published AllGov - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court Justices Ginsburg and Scalia in Rare Dissent Agreement

They are the legal equivalent of the Odd Couple on the U.S. Supreme Court : Liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg and conservative Antonin Scalia. Rarely do these justices agree on much, but recently they found themselves on the same side in criticizing a decision ... [Published AllGov - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Judge Strikes Down Voter ID Law in 150-Page Ruling That Recounts State’s History of Discrimination

Texas’ latest attempt to restrict members of minority groups from exercising their right to vote was an identification law that required certain forms of ID in order to cast a ballot. That law was struck down in early October by a U.S. district court ... [Published AllGov - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia’s Congressional Map—Which Dilutes Influence of Black Voters—is Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal court on Tuesday threw out Virginia’s congressional boundaries, saying gerrymandering by Republicans had diluted the voting power of African-Americans.The case focused on Virginia’s Third Congressional District, which created the state’s only ... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Push to Hire Veterans Reduces Jobs Available for Women

The U.S. government has succeeded in providing more federal job opportunities for veterans in the wake of two major wars. But the emphasis on employing more ex-soldiers, most of whom are men, has wound up reducing the total of women being hired.At the ... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Why is Obama Administration Still Hiding Secret Service Documents about Assassination of President Kennedy?

In an open letter to the current man occupying the Oval Office, Thom Hartmann and Lamar Waldron at AlterNet wrote how the Secret Service has repeatedly failed to disclose everything it knows about JFK’s death on November 22, 1963.First, it withheld records ... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

From Honey Laundering to Honeygate and the Honey Lobby, Intrigue Buzzes around U.S. Honey Industry

Policymakers in Washington have a sticky situation on their hands involving all things honey related.The honey lobby, which represents producers of the pure sweet delight, wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to adopt rules that clearly define what ... [Published AllGov - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

New Website Born of Healthcare Law Discloses Billions of Dollars Paid to Doctors and Hospitals by Drug and Device Firms

Thanks to Obamacare and the development of a new website disclosing payments to physicians and teaching hospitals, it’s now known that billions of dollars has been exchanged between medical practitioners and industry in just a few months.For example, ... [Published AllGov - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Says FDA Took “Prohibited Actions” against Whistleblowers, but Dismisses Email Spying Lawsuit against the Agency

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is off the hook for spying on scientists who voiced concerns about medical devices approved by the agency, prompting a lawsuit that’s now been thrown out of court.Judge Reggie B. Walton dismissed the complaint by ... [Published AllGov - Sep 27 2014]

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Report Shows Voter ID Laws Cut Participation in... [Published AllGov - Oct 20 2014]
NSA’s Chief Technical Officer Cleared to Moonli... [Published AllGov - Oct 20 2014]
World’s Richest Seven-Tenth of a Percent Own 44... [Published AllGov - Oct 18 2014]
Director Comey Admits FBI does Conduct Surveill... [Published AllGov - Oct 18 2014]
Small Texas Fracking Company Earns Title of Wor... [Published AllGov - Oct 17 2014]
Should “Stand Your Ground” Laws Apply to Domest... [Published AllGov - Oct 16 2014]
Supreme Court Justices Ginsburg and Scalia in R... [Published AllGov - Oct 16 2014]
Texas Judge Strikes Down Voter ID Law in 150-Pa... [Published AllGov - Oct 13 2014]
Virginia’s Congressional Map—Which Dilutes Infl... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
Why is Obama Administration Still Hiding Secret... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
Federal Push to Hire Veterans Reduces Jobs Avai... [Published AllGov - Oct 09 2014]
The Little Known World of Private Prison Transp... [Published AllGov - Oct 06 2014]
Outrage over Police Shooting Leads to 30% Incre... [Published AllGov - Oct 05 2014]
From Honey Laundering to Honeygate and the Hone... [Published AllGov - Oct 04 2014]
New Website Born of Healthcare Law Discloses Bi... [Published AllGov - Oct 03 2014]
Virginia Files Billion-Dollar Mortgage Fraud La... [Published AllGov - Sep 30 2014]
Most Americans Clueless about Gap between CEO P... [Published AllGov - Sep 28 2014]
Judge Says FDA Took “Prohibited Actions” agains... [Published AllGov - Sep 27 2014]
U.S. Prisoner Population on the Rise Again afte... [Published AllGov - Sep 18 2014]
In House of Representatives, Republicans Remain... [Published AllGov - Sep 17 2014]
Saving and Loan Scandal of ’80s and ’90s: 102 H... [Published AllGov - Sep 15 2014]
Outsourcing Special Ops: $2.5 Billion a Year In... [Published AllGov - Sep 12 2014]
72% of Americans Disapprove of Republican Party... [Published AllGov - Sep 12 2014]
Obama Wines & Dines Some Of The World's Most Br... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 08 2014]
First black woman to win Olympic gold dies [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 16 2014]
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Obama Wines & Dines Some Of The World's Most Br... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 08 2014]
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , Last month, I wrote an article highlighting the fact that President Barack Obama apparently had become so tired of being President that he decided to just hang out and socialize instead. The piece ...
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