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I am heterosexual, married to the same woman for nearly 45 years. I have two children, both adopted many years ago. I felt that the Republican pricks defending marriage discrimination in Tuesday's ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
by Walter Brasch Vera Scroggins of Susquehanna County, Pa., was found to be in contempt of court, Thursday, and fined $1,000. Her offense? She tells the truth. Truth is something that ...
by brasch
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:44 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Marijuana reform advocates in Wichita, KS put forward a ballot initiative this spring, arguing that first time offenders with small amounts of marijuana should receive a $50 fine and a misdemeanor ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:38 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
Juan Rivera during last week's press conference Last Friday authorities in the northern Chicago suburb of Waukegan agreed to pay Juan Rivera $20 ...
by recoveringConservative
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:45 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As many people around the country have recently learned, if you want a fair shake, don’t get ensnared in the legal system of Ferguson, Missouri. The recent DOJ report laid bare not just the ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 06:01 PM PDT with 140 Recommends
Just ran across this story on my MSN homepage. Really! This is a Crisis? Seems a woman, near Fort Lauderdale, is fighting her husband, in court, to prevent their 3 yr old son, from being ...
by john972
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 01:12 PM PST with 5 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Still just as dumb as he looks. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R-DonateBigMoneyToMeAndI'llDoYourBidding)
by Puddytat
Comment Count 218 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 01:40 PM PST with 297 Recommends
The Hennepin County attorney's office has declined to file any charges. From a February 13th story in the StarTribune : After reviewing all of the facts from the police investigation, said a ...
by Wary Idealist
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 05:24 PM PST with 162 Recommends
Buying elections seems legal now Big Money and Dark Money groups are now going to literally be able to buy elections in ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 03:53 PM PST with 35 Recommends
There was an interesting article in the NY Times about NYC housing court. The article centers on a lawsuit by the tenants in two buildings in Brooklyn. Their first complaints of inadequate heat ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 11:01 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A member of the Darren Wilson grand jury is suing St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch, claiming that McCulloch publicly mis-characterized the grand jury’s deliberations, and asking ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 03:29 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Kansas just never seems to get on the radar for the national party; and with performances like this year, it is often easy to understand why. That said, I always remain hopeful that someone behind ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 04:57 PM PST with 15 Recommends
This story is part of an effort by Safe Kids International to raise awareness about a social injustice that is endangering millions of children around the world. There is an epidemic of family ...
by SafeKids
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 12:40 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Yesterday, the Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case challenging the validity of the Marriage Equality Act. The suit was filed by Hawaii State Rep. Bob McDermott (R-It's Over You Lost ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 01:45 PM PST with 9 Recommends
The death of Michael Brown at the hands of Officer Darren Wilson sparked protests, isolated episodes of crowd violence in Ferguson, and a horrifying display of tone deaf policing by Missouri police. ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 02:38 PM PST with 29 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) To me, the most questionable parts of Officer Darren Wilson’s testimony were his over-the-top descriptions of Michael Brown. According to Wilson, Brown “had the most intense,
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 70 Recommends
Kelly Rindfleisch, former top aide to former Milwaukee County Executive (now Wisconsin Governor) Scott Walker (R-MoneyBuysElections), had the appeal of her felony conviction for misconduct in ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 11:46 AM PST with 65 Recommends
I'm not saying that being a judge is easy, but two recent judicial developments have me scratching my head. _________________________________________ 1. The Supreme Court has agreed to review a ...
by Buster Gammons
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 03:14 PM PST with 5 Recommends
As we say in New England, it’s been a wicked bad time lately. What with Ebola, ISIS, climate change induced weather crises, the situation in Ferguson, MO, the Secret Service scandals and more, we ...
by eclift
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 12:25 PM PDT with 9 Recommends