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German Intelligence Estimates Death Toll in Ukraine Ten Times Higher / Sputnik International


German intelligence estimates that the total number of people who have been killed in Ukraine is almost 50,000, including both civilians and the military, the German media reported on Sunday. 257 more words




A filibuster is an obstructionist tactic used in legislative assemblies. It is particularly associated with the US Senate, where the tradition of unlimited debate is strong, and it has been used by conservatives and liberals for very different purposes. 44 more words

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

Elected Officials

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