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Once again, President Obama will have to fight the GOP to raise our debt ceiling – which only allows the Treasury Department to pay the bills Congress has already racked up. But, House Speaker John Boehner has a different plan. He wants to prioritize specific debt payments and obligations, leaving the rest to be paid if and when the government can come up with the money.
Michael Tomasky writes about how gun nuts treat the second amendment as if the perceived individual right to bear arms is an absolute right. Every time he writes about guns, he is bombarded with comments and threats from the RW-ers that tell him he better watch himself.
This seems to conflict a bit with what I hear on progressive TV and radio. Which is correct, the actual numbers, or the made up version?
The American Peace Society was established when the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania merged to become a national organization. http://bit.ly/18tz9AF
Kind of like dogs, couple-charged-with-force-feeding-foster-kids-hot-sauce-withholding-water? Well maybe dogs are treated better. But they're Christians and doing training maybe like the 3 just rescued in Cleveland. Home schooling is involved in many child abuse cases. No nosey teachers asking about bruises and broken bones, they're just gov't interfering with their religious beliefs.
I don't get it.
I'm asking the smarties with actual criminal legal training and experience to explain this to me. Please. I don't get it.
How are the parents not liable for child endangerment or negligent homicide? What's the legal reasoning for no parental culpability here?
American veterans Vietnam War reached $180-million out-of-court settlement with seven chemical companies in a class-action suit relating to use of the herbicide Agent Orange in Vietnam. http://bit.ly/15z1bf4
Why no thread on the subject?
Did I just miss it?
DC politicans and Obama should heed the words of Putin.
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