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South Caroline Church Bloodshed Could Have Ended Sooner

From the June 19th, New York Times Political News NOW section: “Martin O’Malley, a Democratic candidate for president, called for a new national assault weapons ban and other gun control measures in an email sent to supporters after the shooting deaths at a South Carolina church this week. 431 more words


Suit Filed by Michael Brown's Parents Moved to Federal Court

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown’s parents is moving to federal court.

The suit against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Tom Jackson and Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, was filed last month in state court. 132 more words


The case for electoral reform.....

Despite the fact that we have a stable government with a working majority, it is likely that calls for electoral reform will increase. It also seems to be an issue that now unites across the left-right divide… 366 more words

Garland Texas: Flipping Off a Bully

I am an avid defender of our First Amendment right to free speech but when that speech imperils public safety, as it did in Garland Texas this past week at the ‘draw a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed’ contest, I can’t help but feel that the wiser choice for the Garland ISD (the owners of the venue) and the City of Garland would have been to NOT allow the event to take place. 452 more words

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