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Minnesotans take advantage of new no-excuse absentee voting

Election Day is just under two weeks away, but many Minnesotans have already cast their vote through the state’s new no-excuse absentee voting.

As of Tuesday, 135,051 absentee ballots were distributed to voters for the Nov. 476 more words

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Reports: Security for Bachmann increased after threat from ISIS

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is reportedly under a closer security watch following an online threat from a militant Islamic group.

Politico reports the threat from the group Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIS and ISIL, was deemed to be serious enough that U.S. 361 more words

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A matter of opinion...

Yesterday I saw several social media posts decrying the administration of the current president as the “most out of control and corrupt government in history.” Now it’s fair to say I don’t agree with many of the administration’s policies, but I also know that “in… 317 more words

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Occupy Democracy – The Battle of the Tarpaulin

If a progressive movement can gauge the effect it’s having from the response of the State, then the Unions should be ashamed of themselves, and the Occupy movement should be cheering loudly. 951 more words

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Think we live in a democracy? Think we live in a 'free country'? Think again. Protest is increasingly being criminalized by our imperial masters. For the last few days Occupy Democracy has been occupying Parliament Square. This excellent blog by indyrikki explains what happened last night when the Territorial Support Group moved in and tried to force the protesters to give up.

Dayton-Johnson debate: Ebola, corporal punishment, economy

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson went head-to-head from Hamline University Sunday morning in the fourth of five scheduled debates in the gubernatorial race. 405 more words

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IP gubernatorial candidate plans lawsuit after being excluded from Sunday's debate

When Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson took the stage at Hamline University Sunday morning, the Independence Party gubernatorial candidate wasn’t there.

Hannah Nicollet announced… 329 more words

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#Police forced to use unpaid #volunteers in key roles because of budget cuts. (#UK #Crime #Austerity #Politics)

It has been a long time since we have seen local policing in every community in the UK. With the effects of cuts and police officers spending more time than ever filling in forms to make the government ‘look good’, real policing has been on a steady slope into an abyss, more concerned with collecting money than preventing crime – let alone catching criminals. 938 more words

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