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Chris Christie is man enough to be a Girl Scout

Is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie man enough to be a Girl Scout?

Apparently so: The governor couldn’t resist when Kelly McGraw from the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore offered him a blue T-shirt that promotes the organization’s… 220 more words

States

California's Progress Toward Clean Air 2014

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[Los Angeles Times]  Climate change and extreme weather could set back decades of improvement in California’s air quality, a new report by the state’s pollution control officers says. 40 more words

Energy And Climate

The Nevada Ranch Rebellion Takes a Racist Turn

It doesn’t take much to mint an icon in this political climate. Cliven Bundy became one nearly overnight. The story of Bundy’s battle against federal bureaucrats… 629 more words

Tying off the 2013-2014 Season

We apologize for not finishing up the States posts, but we were unbelievably busy throughout the day, had an epic parteh at Andrew’s place involving spoons, movies, and all kinds of shenanigans, followed by some team minecraftin’, and finally we all crashed in bed and took a break for a couple of months. 173 more words

FTC

Chicago Doctor Among Those Killed in Afghanistan

(CHICAGO) — A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago. 94 more words

Before the American Revolution, the British and the colonists had “a living, breathing” constitution.  They did not have a written constitution.  Instead, the colonists thought that if their government violated a really old tradition, then their government was unconstitutional.   236 more words

School Reports

Gerrymandering: Can SCOTUS Do Right By The Voter?

Why is our political system so badly awry that the traditional balance of a center/right Republican Party competing with center/left Democrats for the high ground in the middle is no longer the name of the game? 2,056 more words

Gerrymandering