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Ferguson MO

Here's a list of potentially unconstitutional things that police in Ferguson are doing.

Ferguson MO

BREAKING: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to remove St. Louis County police from Ferguson.

Ferguson MO

Ferguson Police Open Fire Into Peaceful Protest.
 

Publications

 

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

Author Rebecca Skloot "makes a remarkable debut with this multilayered story about faith, science, journalism, and grace."

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WAR IN THE WEST The Bundy Ranch Standoff and American Radical Right


The standoff between federal agents and armed supporters of a Nevada rancher earlier this year was a highly coordinated effort by far-right militiamen that has since energized volatile extremists who are increasingly targeting law enforcement officers, according to a new SPLC report released today.

“The Bundy ranch standoff wasn’t a spontaneous response to Cliven Bundy’s predicament but rather a well-organized, military-type action that reflects the potential for violence from a much larger and more dangerous movement,” said Mark Potok, senior fellow in the SPLC’s Intelligence Project. “This incident may have faded from public view, but if our government doesn’t pay attention, we will be caught off guard as much as the Bureau of Land Management was that day.”

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Common Sense

This essay is dedicated to the Pledge of Allegiance & The Year-Round Meaning of The Fourth of July.


"It is not about big government or small government. It's about uncorrupt government"


It's about being an American.


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