Nanny of the week: MO town bans breastfeeding near pools

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Missouri, National, News  /  No Comments

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Mothers in Missouri are allowed to breastfeed their children in public, provided they use as much discretion as possible — unless they’re near a public pool in the town of Warrensburg.

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One chart shows Americans no longer care about police militarization

By   /  September 3, 2014  /  Missouri, News  /  No Comments

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During the tumult, turmoil and rage of Ferguson showdown between law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., Americans everywhere cared about police militarization — a lot.

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Gallup poll shows support for right-to-work laws — even from Democrats

By   /  September 3, 2014  /  Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, News, State Government, unions  /  No Comments

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Vice President Joe Biden may have delivered a fiery speech in support of unions at a Labor Day appearance in Detroit, but a Gallup poll released just days before painted a sobering picture for union backers.

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America has a ‘militarization moment’

By   /  August 15, 2014  /  California, Federal Government, Idaho, Local Government, Military, Missouri, National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

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The display of tactics and weaponry in Ferguson, Mo., has elevated the debate over militarization of local law enforcement.

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Missouri lawmaker tried to restrict public info on police shootings earlier this year

By   /  August 15, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Missouri, National, News, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Much of the nation’s attention has been turned on the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., this week as civilian protesters and police officers have clashed in a hail of flash-bang grenades, tear gas and riot gear.
The protests began after a still-unnamed St. Louis County police officer shot and killed 18-year-old [...]

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These images from Ferguson will terrify you

By   /  August 14, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Missouri, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
What’s going on in #Ferguson? Police State!! #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/EVvkMdbRjj
— DJ Rubiconski (@Rubiconski) August 14, 2014

Cops are keeping reporters from the #Ferguson site in hopes to keep the awareness down! #WESEEEVERYTHING pic.twitter.com/gu0JFRMWGU
— Ferguson Solidarity (@FergusonUnity) August 14, 2014

Good picture revealing why cops are heavily armed, shoot first. Can we de-escalate, or is [...]

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