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I sent another e-mail to my rep and sen, it follows if any want to cc:your congress critter [quote]
The community doesn't want Trader Joes to move in, because it would attract a different clientele, and drive out locals of lesser means.
Is this meaningful?
[quote] A jury convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Wednesday on 20 of 21 federal corruption counts, including bribery, marking a stunning fall for the feisty official who gained a national profile following Hurricane Katrina.
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee is suspending that state's death penalty. On Tuesday, Governor Inslee said he hopes that this decision helps state officials “join a growing national conversation about capital punishment.” According to the Associated Press, the Democratic governor issued a written statement explaining his decision. He wrote that the application of the death penalty is unequal and inconsistent, and said, “There have been too many doubts raised about capital punishment. There are too many flaws in the system.
Last week, Florida Republicans blocked efforts to make voting easier for college students, and now they're going after minorities. On Tuesday, the Republican-controlled Board of County Commissioners in one Florida county voted to close one-third of their voting sites. The polling places they closed just happen to be in minority districts. This decision came directly from Florida's Republican Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett, and it was approved even in the face of strong public opposition.
From a scam email I just received:
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The links say Fox News but they all take you to some site in Romania.
Oh, the humanity!!!!
Republican Representative Phil Roe of Tennessee has a suggestion for his colleagues: shut up until after the November election. At a Heritage Foundation event on Monday, Congressman roe said, “I would suggest [that] when we nominate people, we give them a roll of duct tape to put over their mouths so they don't say stupid things.” He railed against party leaders for refusing to support some candidates in previous elections, and implied that if the people running would have just kept quite, Republicans could have taken back the Senate.
I'm years behind in some of my reading and finally just got to an old 2011 Rolling Stone article into the history of Roger Ailes and Fox News. I was going to scan the entire article and upload it thinking there might just be a summary on line... but it appears to be the entire article.
Printable, text only version here:
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