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Convenient Contact Information For Your Elected Officials

By Elisha Dorfsmith

Flagstaff Liberty Alliance recently posted a page with contact information for our elected officials. This is a good reference to bookmark and use often and I wanted to share it here. 136 more words

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PressTV: US Senate panel approves controversial Iran sanctions bill

Thu Jan 29, 2015 5:10PM

The US Senate Banking Committee has approved a controversial bill that would trigger additional sanctions against Iran if the ongoing nuclear negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries collapse. 333 more words


Sometimes, Consistency Is No Hobgoblin at All

When Senate Democrats abolished the filibuster for nominations to federal district courts and courts of appeal, they made sure to preserve it for Supreme Court nominations. 225 more words

Recent Blog Post in The Hill

A blog post of mine concerning the U.S. government’s use of torture was recently published in The Hill, a publication that covers Congress.  The text of the article can be viewed here: 12 more words

A Crime of Rap Music. Did "Tiny Doo" Do It? By Brett Redmayne-Titley

Please reference Part One HERE.

While jailed San Diego Rap musician, Brandon, “Tiny Doo,” Duncan makes his political statement on the way to trial on Jan 23, 2015, he jeopardizes his freedom to defend his innocence and his art. 1,763 more words


US Senators By HBCU State Directory – 114th Congress


46 Senators

19 Democrats & 27 Republicans

5 states are split Republican/Democrat

11 states are all Republican

7 states are all Democrats


Jeff Sessions… 996 more words


How many Bolivians are dying because foodies love quinoa?

By Virginia Heffernan

A long time ago, “Bolivian marching powder” meant cocaine.

Now it could mean quinoa. Quinoa is a massive crop that for millennia has honed its extraterrestrial nutritional powers in the dizzying altitudes of the Andes. 844 more words

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