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US House blocked from editing Wikipedia AGAIN, this time over Orange is the New Black and transphobia

For the third time this summer, US House of Representatives staffers have been blocked from editing Wikipedia. The first two instances came in July after Pando… 223 more words


The midterms are here! The midterms are here! - By Raoul Lowery Contreras, contributor August 20, 2014, 07:30 am

Dozens of millions of Americans wait breathlessly every spring for Opening Day of Major League Baseball; possibly dozens of millions more thirst for the kickoff of the National Football League (NFL) in September. 803 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Aloof Obama Is Frustrating His Own Party

President Obama appears remarkably distant from his own party on Capitol Hill, Democrats there say, leaving him with few loyalists as issues erupt abroad and at home.. 9 more words


GOP Establishment On Roll In House Primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party’s chances of winning in competitive congressional districts and increasing its majority in November. 831 more words


The US Keeps 34,000 Immigrants in Detention Each Day Simply to Meet a Quota | The Nation

On any given day, Immigration and Customs Enforcement keeps at least 34,000 immigrants locked up while they wait for their cases to be heard in immigration court. 110 more words

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Editorial: It’s time to approve Lyon County lands bill

The article below was originally written and posted by RGJ.  It is the Opinion of the RGJ’s Editorial Board. 9:10 p.m. PDT August 13, 2014… 569 more words