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Election 2014: Democrat Landrieu at risk in Louisiana Senate race

Election 2014: Democrat Landrieu at risk in Louisiana Senate race

BATON ROUGE, La., September 6, 2014 — This year’s midterm elections are the best chance Republicans will have to take the Senate until 2018. Of 36 Senate seats being contested this year, 21 are held by Democrats, 15 by Republicans. If Republicans can pick up six seats, they will have a majority in the Senate.

Ferguson protest, day 4

Where is the outrage from ‘good cops’ behind Ferguson’s blue wall

SANTA CRUZ, August 18, 2014 — Just over a week has passed since Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, was gunned down by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. There have been protests, mostly peaceful, but also chaos, looting, and a general sense of social decay. Brown’s autopsy revealed he was shot six times. No charges have

Michael Brown

Michael Brown is not Trayvon Martin

OCALA, Fla., August 7, 2014 — The police shooting of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown has invoked memories of Trayvon Martin. While Martin was shot about forty minutes north of Orlando, and Brown in a less-than-fashionable suburb of St. Louis, both were of similar age, unarmed, and, needless to mention, black. None of those who shot them

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Impeachment and lawsuits: Party tools of emotional extortion

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., August 4, 2014 – In a Nation that favors sound bites over solutions, it should not come as a surprise that the term “political integrity” has become little more than an oxymoron. Ethics be damned: If the Parties can use something to “stimulate the base,” you may rest assured they will