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Bloomberg group pushes 3 GOP senators to back gun restrictions

An advocacy group founded by Michael Bloomberg is out with a chilling new ad designed to get three Republican senators behind legislation that would expand restrictions on domestic abusers from buying guns. 298 more words

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Join PDA's Declaration of Independence from Corporate Rule

Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) and allies have been working to overturn Citizens United, the dubious Supreme Court decision that opened the floodgates to let special interest money dominate and corrupt our elections. 403 more words

Democracy

I do not forgive, or forget! 20 dogs die in Arizona heat.

On the news this morning I heard a story about twenty dogs who all died after the air conditioner, for their kennel, failed when one of the dogs chewed through an electrical wire. 358 more words

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We are not capable of self-government

When Vice President Aaron Burr ended his term as President of the Senate, he gave a farewell speech, which was an impassioned portrait of the virtues of the members and the importance of the institution as a forum for respectful, reasoned debate. 2,206 more words

Politics

Witnesses Say Apps Increase Stalkers' Capabilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stalking victims face new threats in an era of smartphones and mobile apps and Congress should regulate them more closely, witnesses at a congressional hearing said Wednesday. 412 more words

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