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Bryan Pregon

Florida Supreme Court orders redrawing of some U.S. congressional districts | Reuters - 0 views

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    "The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the redrawing of some of the state's U.S. congressional districts before the 2016 elections."
Bryan Pregon

Supreme Court Decisions 2014-2015 - WSJ.com - 1 views

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    "Supreme Court Decisions of 2014-2015
    Twenty-one of the biggest cases the court has decided or will decide this year."
Bryan Pregon

Supreme Court unleashes its inner Libertarian - CNN.com - 0 views

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    "Those are the messages of two important Supreme Court decisions that were issued today. It's unusual for the libertarian roots of the Bill of Rights, especially the First Amendment, to be displayed as dramatically as they were today."
peytonjs

Will Americans vote for a bachelor president in 2016? - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

shared by peytonjs on 02 Jun 15 - No Cached
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    American voters haven't elected an unmarried president since 1885, the same year the Washington Monument was dedicated on the National Mall and the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York. Graham is barely registering in the polls.
Bryan Pregon

NSA Domestic Surveillance Program Expires After Senate Fails to Reach Deal - ABC News - 0 views

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    "The NSA's domestic surveillance program expired at midnight after the Senate failed to reach a deal to pass legislation Sunday evening."
Bryan Pregon

Nebraska outlaws the death penalty - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

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    "Six states have abolished capital punishment since 2007 -- Nebraska is now the seventh."
danielaespinoza

U.S. threatens peace in South China Sea, Beijing says - CNNPolitics.com - 3 views

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    The message was delivered after the U.S. military on Wednesday undertook a reconnaissance flight on which a CNN crew flew. "The recent surveillance activity by a U.S. plane posed potential threats to China's islands and reefs, making it highly possible to lead to misjudgment, which could cause maritime or air accidents," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei, according to a report on state-run CNTV.
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    A message was delivered on Wednesday after the US military undertook a flight on which a CNN crew flew on. The Chinese said that surveillance activity by U.S posed potential threats to China's islands, as well as threats/
peytonjs

Student confronts Jeb Bush on ISIS - CNNPolitics.com - 5 views

shared by peytonjs on 15 May 15 - No Cached
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    A college student on Wednesday confronted the former Florida governor and potential Republican presidential candidate, asserting, "Your brother created ISIS." Bush had blamed President Barack Obama earlier during the town hall event for contributing to the swelling power of ISIS, the militant Islamist group that the U.S.
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    A college student from the university of Nevada, questioned Bush on ISIS. His reply its Obama's fault, We never should of "pulled back"
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    I'm impressed the college students went up to Bush and called him out.
peytonjs

Poll: Republicans more enthusiastic for 2016 field - CNNPolitics.com - 3 views

shared by peytonjs on 26 May 15 - No Cached
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    The poll, from the Pew Research Center, found that 57% of Republican and Republican-leaning registered voters said they have an "excellent" or "good" impression of their party's presidential candidates. That compares to the 50% that viewed the GOP field positively in September of 2007, and the far fewer -- 44% -- that had a favorable view of the field in May of 2011.
desertratt

Baltimore Has a History of Illegal Arrests. No Wonder Freddie Gray Ran from the Cops. - 5 views

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    When the cops chasing Freddie Gray caught up with him, they had a problem: He had not done anything illegal. They solved that problem the way cops often do: They picked a charge after the fact. According to Marilyn Mosby, the state's attorney for Baltimore, that charge, carrying a switchblade, was legally unfounded.
dawsonmantich

Court rules NSA program illegal - CNNPolitics.com - 1 views

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    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in the case, which was brought by the ACLU, that the telephone metadata collection program "exceeds the scope of what Congress has authorized."
desertratt

Disobey! It's time for REVOLUTION!! - 2 views

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    A Commentary By John Stossel Charles Murray, already controversial for writing books on how welfare hurts the poor, on ethnic differences in IQ and on (less controversial, but my favorite) happiness and good government, has written a new book that argues that it's time for civil disobedience.
desertratt

Glad that Obama won't stick it to us......................... - 0 views

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    The new prohibitions are part of an executive order President Barack Obama issued for federal agencies to review the types of equipment they provide to local and state police. Obama traveled Monday to Camden, N.J., to highlight crime reduction and community policing tactics that the administration hopes can be a model around the country.
peytonjs

Rand Paul seizes political moment with NSA protest - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

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    The Kentucky senator's latest filibuster-style stand against government surveillance positions him as the bane of Big Brother and puts him at the center of a high-profile national security debate as support for the post-9/11 security state seems to be fraying. Paul's maneuvering is not without risks.
jborwick

U.S. mom gives birth in transit, gets stranded - CNN.com - 0 views

shared by jborwick on 15 May 15 - No Cached
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    Soon she found herself facing an unlikely predicament. With her U.S. health insurance not covering the mounting medical fees her newborn son requires, the hospital had initially withheld his birth certificate. And without a birth certificate, the U.S. embassy cannot issue a passport for baby Kyuss to return home to Iowa.
peytonjs

Trade highlights Democrats' divorce from Obama - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

shared by peytonjs on 12 May 15 - No Cached
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    The same liberal Democratic senators who stuck with the White House through six years of politically excruciating votes are set to break away in droves to oppose Obama's free trade efforts. Their goal is to block a bill that greases the wheels for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an enormous 12-country trade deal that Obama wants -- badly -- to add to his legacy.
peytonjs

Iran accuses seized foreign ship of 'peculiar' activity - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

shared by peytonjs on 07 May 15 - No Cached
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    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking at New York University, stressed that his country is committed to upholding the freedom of navigation even though it is still detaining the Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris vessel. "For us, the Persian Gulf is our lifeline," Mohammad Javad Zarif said, "and nothing is more important for us than freedom of navigation in those waters."
jesse_lorenzen

Ohio Officer Praised for Restraint, Refused to Shoot Suspect - 2 views

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    An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me." WLWT-TV in Cincinnati reported ( http://bit.ly/1EXuKaK ) the tense moments were captured Thursday on a body camera worn by New Richmond officer Jesse Kidder.
peytonjs

Mike Huckabee: The Supreme Court can't overrule God - CNNPolitics.com - 0 views

shared by peytonjs on 30 Apr 15 - No Cached
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    "I respect the courts, but the Supreme Court is only that -- the supreme of the courts. It is not the supreme being. It cannot overrule God," he said. "When it comes to prayer, when it comes to life, and when it comes to the sanctity of marriage, the court cannot change what God has created."
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    But you can't legislate morality!
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