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The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That Gay Sex Should Be Illegal

I’m equally suprised and disheartened by this. Why are so many lawmakers hell bent on ignoring the Constitution unless it benefits them? And a HUGE thank you to the 11 who didn’t vote. 134 more words

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Passover – A Celebration of Freedom

This is Passover, a holiday that comes straight out of the Bible, the Almighty commanding us to tell the story of the Exodus to each new generation as well as reminding ourselves. 524 more words

U.S. Supreme Court

The press was protected so that it could bare the secrets of government and inform the people. Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.

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US Supreme Court, Florida governors: On the record as declining to give a damn.

Why Is a Florida Man Facing Life in Prison For Lending a Friend His Car and Going to Sleep? | The Nation

Several years ago I read a piece in The New York Times by Adam Liptak about Ryan Holle. 329 more words

It's obvious, "Those who own the country should run the country." - John Jay, first chief justice of the SCOTUS

John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) wrote this sentence.  In 1800, this claim was axiomatic to governance in the U. 906 more words

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From Harper’s weekly updates:

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In a 5–4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a restriction on the aggregate amount an individual may contribute biennially to congressional candidates, political-action committees, and party committees, effectively eliminating the annual per-donor cap of $123,000. 89 more words

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Who Owns the US Supreme Court?

The only logo missing is the one for the Koch Brothers, which should be attached to Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia. 47 more words