A Federal judge ruled the New York Police Department’s discriminatory implementation of the reviled “Stop and Frisk” policy unConstitutional Monday, rebuking mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly – both of whom had exponentially expanded upon the decades-old protocol that authorized police to stop and search people on the street without probable cause.
Enroll Amercia, the major nonprofit behind the Obamacare enrollment effort, is mounting a hard push into States with Republican governors in an effort to overcome strong conservative resistance to the President’s soon-to-launch health care coverage program. According to The Hill, the multimillion-dollar effort will soon descend on 10 States, nine of which are led by […]
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The Florida State Capitol building in Tallahassee reportedly has a new piece of artwork on display. It depicts a menacing thug shooting at a faceless, hoodie-wearing figure as Rev. Martin Luther King bleeds from the top of his head in the background. The uninjured bald-headed man, clad in baggy jeans and a black t-shirt, is […]
Reports indicate that an Iranian outreach program is targeting young adults from countries south of the American border. The program is responsible for sending hundreds of Latin Americans to the Middle Eastern nation for “intensive Spanish-language instruction in Iranian religion and culture,” and is heavily supervised by a man who is wanted internationally on terrorism […]
An Arkansas school district that decided late last month to arm some faculty members at its schools is forging ahead with the plan, despite receiving an advisory opinion from the State Attorney General that it should give up on the idea. The school board in Clarksville, Arkansas had authorized more than 20 teachers and administrators […]
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A Miami Beach resident died last week after he ran from police, who’d caught him graffiti tagging an abandoned building and decided to put an end to the ensuing foot pursuit by shooting the offender in the chest with a Taser.
Last week, the email provider reportedly used by National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden was shut down. The owner cited an ongoing court battle that couldn’t be discussed.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), backed by Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), has proposed an amendment to a journalist shield law sponsored by Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier in the month. She wants to choose who can and who cannot be considered a journalist.