Democrats continue pre-midterm push for Internet regulation

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  National, News, Spying, Technology  /  No Comments

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With several weeks left before the November midterm elections, yet another Democratic member of the House is offering ideas to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on how the government should police Internet traffic.

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Obama program puts noncitizens on voter rolls

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Elections, Federal Government, Immigration, National, News, North Carolina  /  No Comments

PROTEST TODAY, VOTE TOMORROW: Illegal immigrants are using the federal Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program to register to vote in North Carolina.

With early voting starting Thursday, North Carolina’s election board found 154 ineligible voters on its poll lists — and officials are examining thousands more questionable registrations.

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La Suprema corte sostuvo la Prohibición de foie gras en California

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Government Regulation, National, Supreme Court, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Espanol  /  No Comments

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Por Carlo Maffatt
LAS VEGAS, Nev. —La Suprema corte de Estado Unidos se rehusó a aceptar la apelación que buscaba levantar la prohibición de fois gras (pate de Pato). Esto hace que muchos teman la prohibición se expanda a otros tipos de carne.
El Gobernador californiano Arnold Schwarzenegger, pasó ley en 2004 vetando la producción y venta [...]

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‘South Park’ on ride-sharing services: Let free market decide

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Commentary, National, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Matt Stone, Trey Parker

“South Park” is hilarious. Like, insanely hilarious.

Is the humor in Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s long-running animated series sophomoric, obscene and vulgar? Sure, and it always has been.

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High court supports California’s ban on foie gras

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Government Regulation, National, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Espanol  /  No Comments

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By Carlo Maffatt | Nevada Watchdog
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal last week to hear an appeal challenging California’s ban on foie gras is leading many to fear the ban eventually could expand to include all kinds of meat.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2004 signed a ban on the production and sale [...]

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Minority conflict over net neutrality goes to root of tech divide

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  National, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Organizations such as the NAACP and National Urban League, in addition to various Hispanic advocacy groups, are under fire for failing to advocate stricter regulation of Internet service providers, i.e., net neutrality.

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