BREAKING: Federal Judge dismisses Shirley Abrahamson’s civil rights case

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A federal judge on Friday tossed out former Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson’s civil rights lawsuit and declared Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment that forced Abrahamson out of her long-standing seat of power does indeed pass “constitutional muster.”

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Russ Feingold’s third-party two-step

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Now Feingold’s campaign is attacking his attackers, forgetting that Feingold’s friends have practiced the same “obnoxious” tactics.

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Near radio silence as Erie County prepares to spend $26M on an upgrade

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Finances, News, PA Independent, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Erie County is poised to decide whether to put the county on the hook for a $26.5 million radio system overhaul that critics say is unnecessary. One councilman who opposes the project says the city police chief also said it was unnecessary – but he wouldn’t comment on the record.

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Labor union bosses stand up for Planned Parenthood

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  Labor, National, News  /  No Comments

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Americans are divided on taxpayer funding of abortion, but union bosses remain staunch supporters.

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Taxpayers brace for hit from Lone Star Rail

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments

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O’Toole likens policymakers’ fixation with rail projects to the continued installation of streetcars in 1915, when automobiles were starting to hit the roads en masse.

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Being American is problematic, and 5 other silly entries in the U of New Hampshire style guide

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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The University of New Hampshire officially frowns upon the use of the word “American,” but that’s just one of a number of ridiculous entries in a newly published Bias-Free Language Guide issued by the publicly-funded university.

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